Assistant Registrar/ Art Handler

Michael Werner

Gallery seeking detail-oriented and versatile art handler, comfortable with packing and shipping practices and database maintenance, for registrar/technician crossover role. Candidate should be able to work independently and keep up with basic physical demand. Savvy with technology is key and ability to drive helpful for this role. This is a full-time role. Salary beginning at $45,000 and commensurate with experience. COVID vaccination is required. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.



  • Arrange, facilitate, and update all local transport paying attention to gallery deadlines

  • Maintain database inventory updates including location, packing and framing notes, and file paperwork accordingly

  • Pack artworks safely for local transport or for courier shipping

  • Create, update and maintain condition report files

  • Communicate with framers, conservators, handlers, and transport agents regarding expectations, deadlines and agendas

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment



  • Minimum 2 years art handling experience (technician, studio assistant, warehouse, registrar, etc.)

  • Sharp attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Able to safely lift 50 lbs

  • Able to work under the direction of the registrar, handling and exhibitions team


  • Valid driver’s license

  • Comfortable driving a car or van in and around New York area

  • Familiar with safe practices for handling and packing

  • Able to be self-motivated on individual projects

  • Good sense of humor

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

Posted on October 29