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Gallery Assistants


The Virginia Museum of Contemporary (MOCA) seeks to maintain a pool of qualified Gallery Assistants for periodic employment to assist with the installation and de-installation of scheduled exhibitions at the museum.

Documented prior art handling experience strongly preferred. Minimum one year museum/gallery preparation experience preferred. Painting skills and familiarity with carpentry shop tools highly desired. Other manual skills are also noted. Individuals must have the ability to safely lift up to sixty pounds and general mobility throughout the building is required. Must have appreciation for fine art and delicate hands for its safety. Must also be comfortable working at elevated heights when required and possess aptitudes for quick learning, problem solving and above all, teamwork. Individuals must be available to work for periods ranging from one day to several weeks, Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, as well as some weekend and evening hours as needed. Work opportunities are generally announced one month in advance although some exceptions may occur.

For consideration please contact: 
Monee Marie Bengtson, Registrar and Preparator or 757-425-0000 x328

MOCA does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.