[BCMA] Job Posting: Assistant Preparator at the Kamloops Art Gallery

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The Kamloops Art Gallery is seeking an Assistant Preparator to assist with the creation of exhibitions that realize the artists' visions.

The Assistant Preparator works closely with the Kamloops Art Gallery Curator, Preparator, and exhibiting artists to plan and implement exhibitions in the Gallery. The ideal candidate has completed a Degree or Diploma in Fine Arts or Visual Arts. They must be a collaborative and enthusiastic individual, with a willingness to learn, a passion for art, experience with photography and audio-visual equipment, and excellent communication skills. Knowledge of contemporary art practices is an asset. Responsibilities include assisting with all aspects of exhibition planning, construction, installation and de-installation; assisting with the maintenance and organization of the packing and collection area and of the off-site public art collection; and taking the lead on audio visual-related installation tasks.

The Kamloops Art Gallery, with its focus on contemporary art, offers inspiring, provocative, and transformative art experiences of national calibre. Located in Secwepemcúlecw, it is the largest art gallery in the Interior of British Columbia and boasts a collection of over 3,000 works of art. With more than 12 exhibitions every year, the Gallery offers diverse, accessible, and affordable experiences, including talks, tours, and studio-based programming for people of all ages and abilities. The Gallery is located right downtown, where you'll find unlimited cultural, educational, and sports pursuits available on your doorstep. With more than 2,000 hours of sunshine annually and a unique mix of stunning landscapes, the region offers plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation and is known for the quality of its hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and fishing.

The Kamloops Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and thanks all applicants for their interest in the Gallery. Women, people of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, people in the LGBTQIA2S+ community, and people from other historically excluded communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

For a full description of the position, please visit https://kag.bc.ca/employment.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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ccrowe at kag.bc.ca<mailto:ccrowe at kag.bc.ca>

101 - 465 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC  V2C 2A9
250.377.2400  |  www.kag.bc.ca<http://www.kag.bc.ca/>

The Kamloops Art Gallery is situated on the traditional unceded lands of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwepemcúl'ecw; the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people.

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