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23 Jan 2023

Interns First Street Gallery Internships

First Street Gallery New York, NY, United States

First Street Gallery

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: Ongoing – First Street Gallery provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about, and gaining hands-on experience in the various aspects of running a (nonprofit) art gallery to include: art-handling, publicity, and administrative, curatorial, exhibition and research activities.

This internship is unpaid, but interns may arrange with their college to receive course credit. Additionally, letters of recommendation can be requested at the end of the internship.

Please go to the Internship Application Form and submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample. A Portfolio in graphic design, website design, audio and video are a plus but not necessary. The Gallery will contact qualified applicants.


  • Studio Arts, Art History Majors (preferred)
  • Passion for art
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication
  • Possess multi-tasking and coordination experience
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Able to collaborate with the FSG team and also have the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate attention to detail while maintaining perspective
  • Have a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and MS Office Suite (specifically Word and Excel)
  • Have a working knowledge of MAC platform


  • Assist in managing gallery operations
  • Assist in management, research, communication and coordination of installations
  • Assist in producing and maintaining content on website as needed (text, graphics, audio and video)
  • Assist during events and receptions


First Street Gallery’ is a nonprofit contemporary art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea, steps from the High Line. We offer two exhibition spaces on the second floor of a prominent Gallery building.

Through innovative programming that brings art and the community together, First Street Gallery’ continues to nurture, educate, inspire and challenge artists everywhere. As an artist run gallery, we encourage members to pursue and determine the course of their own artistic careers.

First Street Gallery
526 West 26th Street, Suite 209
New York, New York 10001
tel (646) 336-8053

Opportunity Categories: + Curatorial. Opportunity Types: Interns. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Deadlines 03 March thru April, Deadlines 05 May thru June, Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec, Deadlines Ongoing and Recurring, and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Benefits: *No Participation Fee and Education.

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