Art Handler / Art Preparator

Submitted by ELMART on Tue, 08/07/2018 - 3:06pm

Art Handler / Art Preparator

Elmhurst Art Museum is seeking highly motivated Art Handlers/Preparators to work closely with the Exhibitions Manager for the upcoming exhibitions. Ideal candidates would work between August 27 - September 6 (flexible dates, availability during the weekend would be appreciated but is not necessary). The pay rate is $20/h. Please note that this is a temporary position.

 

Duties:

  • Packing and unpacking artwork
  • Building and packing boxes
  • Picking up empty crates from our off-site storage space with a rental uhaul
  • Installing and de-installing artwork for museum exhibitions
  • lifting and carrying of a large range of artwork

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • High attention to detail
  • professional, positive, can-do attitude
  • General knowledge of industry practices and tools/materials
  • Ability to handle objects of high value with care
  • knowledge of materials
  • Prior experience as an installer/art handler is a MUST
  • Driver’s license

Elmhurst Art Museum is located at 150 Cottage Hill Avenue in Elmhurst (IL), 25 minutes from downtown Chicago by car or public transportation (Metra). The Museum is both an international destination for Mies van der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently through the study of the art, architecture, and design of our time. Please see www.elmhurstartmuseum.org for more details about the institution and upcoming programs.

To Apply:
If interested, please send your CV and references (if any) to lal@elmhurstartmuseum.org.

 
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • High attention to detail
  • professional, positive, can-do attitude
  • General knowledge of industry practices and tools/materials
  • Ability to handle objects of high value with care
  • knowledge of materials
  • Prior experience as an installer/art handler is a MUST
  • Driver’s license
To Apply: 

To Apply:
If interested, please send your CV and references (if any) to lal@elmhurstartmuseum.org.

Organization: