View Full Version : Temporary Preparator / Art Handler – Middletown CT

01-04-2022, 06:25 AM

The Davison Art Center (DAC) at Wesleyan University seeks a temporary assistant preparator/art handler to assist with the DAC’s collection move to new purpose-built facilities in 2022.

The Davison Art Center holds Wesleyan University’s collection of over 25,000 artworks, consisting chiefly of prints and photographs. The breadth of the collection is equaled by its quality: exceptionally fine impressions by Rembrandt van Rijn and Francisco de Goya, rare early engravings, and contemporary artwork by artists including Glenn Ligon and Jasper Johns are only a few highlights.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Preparing artworks on paper
• Handling and packing of 2D and 3D art objects
• Assisting the DAC Art Preparator with staging the collection to move
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: Experience handling artworks according to museum standards.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience preparing, matting, and handling works on paper.

This is a temporary, non-benefit eligible that is position is scheduled to work up to 30 hours per week. Position is expected to commence in March 2022 and extend through August 2022. Rate is $25–$28 per hour based on experience.
Please apply at: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/8414