CulturalDC Fall 2017 Gallery Intern

CulturalDC is currently looking for interns to assist with gallery management and public art initiatives during the Fall of 2017. This Fall marks the launch of Space4: Art, CulturalDC’s new visual arts program. We will bring art directly to the public through a transformed 40-ft shipping container. This mobile art gallery will travel across the District, and artists will offer free community programming alongside their exhibitions. We are looking for individuals who can help with planning, management, and execution of the exhibitions, as well as assisting with public art initiatives across the city.


CulturalDC is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1998 (as the CulturalDC), that makes space for art through its programs and services. CulturalDC’s mission is to encourage artistic innovation by connecting artists, arts organizations, developers, and government agencies to facilitate economic and cultural vibrancy in the District of Columbia and neighboring urban communities.



  • Minimum 16 hours per week; including 2 weekdays per week and 2-3 Saturdays or Sundays per month
  • Assist with day-to-day administrative tasks for Space4: Art
  • Assist with the development and planning of Space4:Art’s inaugural season
  • Assist Consulting Manager with public art projects
  • Perform basic office and gallery tasks, including gallery sitting in the container
  • Help with exhibition and theatre openings, panel discussions, community workshops, and other events and duties as assigned



  • Graduate students preferred, but undergraduate and recent graduates also considered
  • Knowledge and interest in contemporary art and arts administration
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Individual must be comfortable working in a cooperative environment that represents a broad range of artistic, cultural, and social points of view
  • Flexible weekend schedules


Compensation: Transportation stipend and class credit available


How to apply:

Deadline for applications: August 15, 2017

To apply, submit a resume with three professional references and cover letter to:

rburley@culturaldc.org with the subject line ATTN: Gallery Intern Search

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