Company Description: MASS MoCA is one of the world's liveliest (and largest) centers for making and enjoying today's most important art, music, dance, theater, film, and video. Hundreds of works of visual and performing art have been created on its 19th-century factory campus during fabrication and rehearsal residencies, making MASS MoCA among the most productive sites in the country for the creation and presentation of new art. More platform than box, MASS MoCA strives to bring to its audiences art experiences that are fresh, engaging, and transformative.
High School or Equivalent
Working closely with the Associate Director of School + Community Engagement, Gallery Teachers facilitate museum experiences for visitors of all ages, with the goals of building confidence in looking at art, providing tools for engaging with a wide range of visual art, and forging connections between visitors and the works of art on view. During the academic year, Gallery Teachers will lead tours and hands-on art-making exercises to K-12 school groups.
-Must be able to make a one-year commitment to the position
-Completion of Initial Training within the time frame of August 26-30
-Commitment to 2-8 monthly tours from late September 2019 through June 2020, with possibility of extension
-Participation in ongoing monthly training sessions
-Enthusiasm for and experience with working with people in an educational or customer service environment;
-Curiosity in the visual arts;
-Public speaking experience;
-An ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment;
-Teaching experience a plus;
-Bilingual candidates needed* (Apply separately on our website)