Why the Hardy Gallery?
Situated on the picturesque shoreline of Eagle Harbor in the historic village of Ephraim, Wisconsin, the non-profit Hardy Gallery provides truly unique experiences that enrich the cultural fabric of our community through rotating seasonal exhibitions, educational programs and special events. Learn about the artisans and craftspeople who live and work on the peninsula in a uniquely Door County setting. Patrons can enjoy exhibitions of local and regional artists, the much-celebrated Community Mosaic Project, take in spectacular sunset views, enjoy meeting local plein air painters in and around the gallery or even take in a concert of classical music at a Midsummer’s Music concert, held annually within the historic facility.
We aim to present exhibits and initiatives that address the needs of the local artist community, the creative enrichment of local youth and the promotion of the visual arts and artists of the Door County peninsula. Visit us and you'll see why we are known as the premiere destination for learning about the visual arts and working artists of Door County!
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2014 Exhibition Season
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2014 Summer Internship Program
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The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts, Inc., affectionately known as the Hardy Gallery, in Door County, WI offers a summer Arts Management Internship opportunity for college students interested in gaining hands-on experience with a nationally recognized visual arts organization. The Hardy is a dynamic non-profit organization that is constantly working together to achieve a mission of promoting the visual arts of the Door County Peninsula. This unique internship allows students to work in a variety of capacities including Exhibitions, Community Outreach, Volunteer Management, and Marketing to name a few. The successful candidate will be working with paid staff as well as interacting with artists, volunteers, board of directors, and other arts professionals. This internship will provide the successful candidate with a broad understanding of how a non-profit visual art institution functions.
Responsibilities might include assisting with exhibition installation for our iconic gallery located on Ephraim’s Anderson dock, assisting with public outreach programs including the popular Community Mosaic Project, helping to coordinate summer youth programming including our annual Art Camp, helping to plan exhibition opening receptions and gallery events, providing support for our Volunteer Resource Committee and working directly with volunteer gallery staff, and participating in fundraising events such as our Collector’s Choice Benefit.
Applicants must have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Knowledge of or passion for the visual arts is preferred. Necessary computer skills include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and knowledge of graphics software is a definite plus.
2014 Arts Management Internship Program Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 18.