National Craft Gallery
Gallery Education Support Role
Established in 2000 by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, the National Craft Gallery is Ireland’s leading centre for contemporary craft and design, exhibiting a programme of groundbreaking national and international contemporary craft. The Design and Crafts Council of Ireland offers internship/work placement opportunities for graduates and students in relevant areas of study. Interns are highly valued members of our team and are offered the opportunity to learn and develop existing skills in a busy, challenging and fun environment.
This internship/work placement with the National Craft Gallery will offer the candidate the opportunity to work closely with the Education & Outreach Officer and the NCG team, contributing to and supporting the delivery of our dynamic exhibition educational programmes. During a placement at the National Craft Gallery the candidate will receive formal/informal training in areas such as: workshop development and delivery, guiding discussion focused gallery visits, exhibition mediation, event planning and facilitation, as well as instruction in best practice within Collaborative Engagement and Child Protection. Based in the National Craft Gallery the role focuses on enhancing the visitor experience at the NCG through interaction with the public and the provision of support for educational initiatives. Throughout a placement at the National Craft Gallery, the candidate will gain experience in a range of gallery administration tasks, in supporting the delivery of aspects of the Gallery Education Programme and will be guided in the facilitation of tours and workshops. Dependent on the candidates skill set the role may be developed in line with relevant specific interests.
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For a full job description, further information and applications:
T: 056 779 6133
Deadline: Friday 30 October, 10am