LAXART is looking for hands-on, detail-oriented preparators, to join the part-time team responsible for the preparation and installation of temporary exhibitions and other art handling projects. Working under the direction of LAXART’s head preparator, LAXART works to assure a safe and healthy work environment through knowledge of best practices.
- Preparators are responsible for museum-quality art handling related to installation and de-installation, including; receiving, packing and unpacking, handling, and displaying fine art objects; planning and directing the fabrication of exhibition pedestals, props, temporary walls, etc.
Demonstrates a good knowledge of standard museum procedures with an emphasis on art/object handling and care with a minimum of one year of experience.
Familiar with art object handling and installation, and art object packing and crating.
Familiarity with presentation technology such as media players and projectors.
Must be able to work as part of a team and have good communication skills and maintain professional working relationships with all staff.
Proficiency in light carpentry, wall painting and masking.