The Art Handler is responsible for all aspects of museum exhibition preparation, installation, and transportation, and helps oversee the safe handling of all artworks in the 21c collection, including incoming and outgoing loans. The position requires a broad variety of experience, flexibility, and demonstrable hands-on abilities with a range of tasks. Exhibition-related tasks include proper art handling, installation and de-installation. In collaboration with the entire museum team, the Art Handler acts as a custodian for collection and loaned objects. Under the directive of the Director of Collections and Collections Manager, the Art Handler may also assist with collection work including art packing and unpacking, assembly and disassembly of artworks, preparing works for exhibition, shipping and receiving, and other collection-related projects.
Must be willing to travel to install and deinstall exhibitions for duration ranging from 1-2 days to 2 weeks, multiple times a year. Position also requires driving heavy-duty trucks over long distances and occasional work on weekends and evenings.