Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Opportunity: Internship at Kentucky Arts Council

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in working with art students, artists, writers, and other culturally-minded folks. Kentucky Arts Council Internship Opportunity: The Kentucky Arts Council is the state government agency responsible for developing and promoting support for the arts in Kentucky. As the state’s arts agency, we create
opportunities for people to find value in the arts, participate in the arts and benefit from the arts through programs, grants and services.

Strategically placed in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Arts Council is publicly funded by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, an independent agency of the federal government. The Kentucky Arts Council invests these resources statewide in those who create, perform, teach and present the arts.
 Job duties include, but are not limited to:
§  Assisting with KAC events including Kentucky Crafted: The Market in Lexington (March 1 - 3), Arts Day in Kentucky (February 13) and Kentucky Writers’ Day (April 24) in addition to workshops and other events. Duties will include assisting program staff, event set up and take down and other duties as needed.
§  Administrative tasks including filing, photo copying, assisting with front desk, etc.
§  Assist with KAC exhibitions: installing, packing, labeling and transporting art work.
This is a Spring semester internship that will pay a stipend of $950 and will be based in Frankfort. Students will work approximately 10-12 hours per week. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
To apply for this position, please send a resume with cover letter by mail or email to the address below by November 9, 2012.
Suzanne Dosal Gray
Executive Staff Advisor
Kentucky Arts Council
500 Mero St., 21st floor CPT
Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 564-3757

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