Mid-September 2013 - July 2014
1 day per week
The Royal Academy of Arts runs a world-class exhibition programme across the Main Galleries, the Sackler Wing of Galleries and 6 Burlington Gardens.
We have an opportunity for a student currently enrolled in a full or part time graduate or taught postgraduate degree in History of Art, Curating or Museum Studies to gain first-hand experience of the process of planning and developing temporary loan exhibitions. The successful candidate will be articulate and confident, have a keen interest in history of art and exhibitions, together with demonstrable research skills, excellent written English and good communication skills. We are seeking a commitment of one day per week across the academic year (mid-September to July), during which time the candidate will have the opportunity to observe and contribute to the progress of particular exhibitions.
The RA will reimburse reasonable travel expenses within London to/from work up to £10 per day and provide a half-price discount at the RA restaurant (not between 12-2pm), half price at the cafe and 20% discount at the RA Shop. Other benefits include free access to all RA Exhibitions and free entry to many exhibitions in major London galleries and museums.
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV with a covering letter outlining how you feel you meet the criteria to email@example.com , with Curatorial Volunteer in the subject line.
Closing date 31st July 2013