The Public Art Collections Intern will continue research in cataloging public art in Long Beach for the Arts Council for Long Beach’s public art database. The database includes works that were privately commissioned and works created through the Percent for Art program jointly administered by Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach. The database will be the basis for a page Dedicated to local public art on Arts Council for Long Beach’s revamped webpage, scheduled to be made public in fall 2018. The ideal candidate would have interest in learning more about Public Art, archiving and data management. Specific duties include: organizing historical data, researching information about each artwork; shooting, editing and resizing photographs; and data entry and management. In addition, the intern will be tasked with assisting our Marketing & Grants Manager in preparing annual grant packets and attend three days of grant panels. Assist in preparation of teaching materials for the 2018-2019 cycle of public art education program Eye on Design. Assist in preparation for the Cambodia Town Mural Project mural celebration. They are also invited to attend community gatherings as well as a board meeting to meet and be introduced to the board of directors. Through these experiences, the intern will gain a greater understanding of how public art plays a major role in the Arts Council‘s interactions with the community.
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