Elmhurst Art Museum is seeking highly motivated Art Handlers/Preparators to work closely with the Exhibitions Manager for the upcoming exhibitions. Ideal candidates would work between August 26 - September 13 (flexible dates, availability during the weekend would be appreciated but is not necessary). The pay rate is $20/h. Please note that this is a temporary position.
Duties August 26 - 30:
De-installing artwork for museum exhibitions
Delivery of artworks from Elmhurst to Chicago, Countryside, and Romeoville with a rental uhaul
Duties September 2 - 13:
Installation of What Came After: Figurative Painting in Chicago 1978-1998 and McCormick House - Past, Present, Future
Wall patch & paint
Deinstallation & disposal of temporary walls
Artwork drop off with a rental uhaul from Chicago and Madison WI
Artwork pick up with a rental uhaul from Rockford.
High attention to detail
professional, positive, can-do attitude
General knowledge of industry practices and tools/materials
Ability to handle objects of high value with care
knowledge of materials
Prior experience as an installer/art handler is a MUST
If interested, please send your CV and references (if any) to email@example.com.
Elmhurst Art Museum is located at 150 Cottage Hill Avenue in Elmhurst (IL), 25 minutes from downtown Chicago by car or public transportation (Metra). The Museum is both an international destination for Mies van der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently through the study of the art, architecture, and design of our time. Please see www.elmhurstartmuseum.org for more details about the institution and upcoming programs.