Job- City of Pleasanton (CA), Call for Applicants, Temporary Visual Arts & Gallery Curator/Seasonal Senior Recreation Leader
The City of Pleasanton seeks candidates to curate the visual arts space at the award-winning Firehouse Arts Center and Harrington Art Gallery. The Harrington Art Gallery is an approximately 2,000 square foot space divided into two rooms. The smaller room is part of the preserved original building with brick walls strengthened by a concrete support. It is 814 square feet, and has 59 linear feet of wall space. This room contains a picture railing and wire cable art hanging system. Ceiling is dropped and 9 1/2 feet high. The larger gallery is 1,240 square feet and has 70 linear feet of wall space, and approximately 12 foot ceilings. Both galleries have wooden floors and moveable wall panels and pedestals for 3D work. There are electrical outlets in the walls and floors at regular intervals in both galleries to allow for work requiring electricity. The Firehouse Arts Center also features exhibition areas in the Lobby, Hallways, and Upstairs Alcove Galleries, and can accommodate solo exhibitions in these spaces. Harrington Gallery features seven group exhibitions per year, highlighting works by both established and emerging local and regional artists working in a variety of styles, genres, and themes.
Website link for more detailed information: https://agency.governmentjobs.com//pleasanton/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2264294
Website link to the gallery: http://www.firehousearts.org/gallery/