Internships

Join us! Internships now available at the AAN's Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street and at Visual Arts Center, 24 Amalia Drive.

 

Teaching Assistant Interns/Volunteers - May–August 2016

 

EXPLORING ART CLASS for Ages 2–5

T.A. Interns/Volunteers will assist the Exploring Art Lead Teacher with prep and teaching our arts & crafts class for ages 2-5.

This parent/child class will be offered in the afternoons twice per week from July 6–Sept. 4.

Status: Part-time, unpaid, college credit available (4-6 hours per week). Open to volunteers ages 14 and up. Interns must able to commit to both days each week. While this is an unpaid internship, all interns are allowed one free art class or workshop with AAN.

 

ART CAMP for Ages 6–9

T.A. Interns/Volunteers will assist the Art Camp Lead Teacher with week-long arts & crafts camp for ages 6–9.

Camps are offered Monday-Friday, 8:30–12:30 p.m. from June 15–September 4.

Status: Part-time, unpaid, college credit available. (8-20 hours/week). Open to volunteers, Ages 16 and up. Interns must be able to commit to at least two days per week for at least one month of camp. While this is an unpaid internship, all interns are allowed one free art class or workshop with AAN.

 

CLAY CAMP for Ages 6–9

T.A. Interns/Volunteers will assist the Clay Camp Lead Teacher with week-long ceramics camp for ages 6–9.

Camps are offered Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:00 p.m. from June 15–August 21.

Status: Part-time, unpaid, college credit available. (8-20 hours/week). Open to volunteers, Ages 16 and up. Interns must be able to commit to at least two days per week for at least one month of camp. While this is an unpaid internship, all interns are allowed one free art class or workshop with AAN.

 

Contact: Lori Garrabrant - 508-228-0722, ext. 15, lori@nantucketarts.org

T.A. Intern Responsibilities: Working directly with the AAN education program staff, T.A. interns will learn to manage a classroom, prepare lessons and materials, and inspire and assist creative, young artists. T.A.

T.A. Intern Qualifications: Independent initiative, ability to prioritize tasks, ability to work well with the public, prior experience working with children (babysitting, teaching, etc.). Internships are open to high school students age 16+, college, or university students studying early childhood education or fine arts, or qualified teachers looking for art and pre-school/elementary teaching experience, and adults looking to volunteer in a creative environment. AAN artist members may also be interested in applying.

The Benefits: Interns will become part of the active and fulfilling world of art education on Nantucket. They will gain direct experience in designing, planning, and teaching art classes. A letter of recommendation will expand your résumé. All TA's will be given one free art class or workshop while volunteering at the AAN. College credit and/or community service hours are available.

 

Gallery Sales Internship - June - August, 2016

Responsibilities: The Artists Association of Nantucket is seeking a part-time intern at the Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery. The unpaid interns must commit to a minimum of three hours per week.The AAN will train the intern in successful sales procedures. In addition, the intern will learn about the history of Nantucket as an art colony and the thriving artist community today.The intern will gain direct experience in gallery sales - including customer relations, marketing of art, and transaction details.

Qualifications: 
This internship is perfect for a student interested in studying art history or fine art at college or university. Art patrons and AAN members may also be interested in applying.

The Benefits: Interns will become part of the active and fascinating world of art on Nantucket. They will learn gallery procedure, gain insights into art gallery administration, and practical sales experience. A letter of recommendation will expand your résumé.

Status: Part-time, unpaid (3 hours/week minimum); hours are flexible

Contact: Peter Greenhalgh, Gallery Manager

 

 

Visual Arts Center

24 Amelia Drive
Telephone: 508 228 0722
Fax: 508 228 9700

CECELIA JOYCE & SEWARD JOHNSON GALLERY

19 Washington Street
Telephone: 508 228 0294
Fax: 508 228 9700

Mailing Address:

Artists Association of Nantucket
P.O. Box 1104, Nantucket MA 02554