CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP (Starting January 2019)

CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP (Starting January 2019) Start Date: Tuesday 1/1/2019 — End Date: Tuesday 1/1/2019 Admission:0 Deadline December 1, 2018 Join our great team and get hands-on experience learning how to convey concepts in a museum-quality exhibition space with sculpture and new media works. Work with us for 9 months, 5 hours a week, and then curate one of ASG’s eight annual exhibitions in August 2019! The gallery will provide materials and full support for your final exhibition, bellow is some of the highlighted support: -Printed exhibition card for promoting your show -Access to projectors and monitors, sound equipment, media players -Full support for installing the show you always dreamed to curate! -paint -360 virtual reality documentation Regular DSLR High-Quality Documentation Video Documentation Your Artist Talk will be live as well vinyl Responsibilities: ? Fluency with contemporary art ? Attend Openings, First Friday events, Second Saturday Artist talks and be ready to help ? Open and close gallery on agreed upon times, usually 12:30-5: 15 pm (turn the exhibition on and off) ? Converse with public enthusiastically about the exhibitions ? Meet with exhibiting artists ? Work with others to update the database ? Author and edit exhibition materials for Mailchimp, social media, and press outreach ? Prepare major press outreach to promote exhibitions and special events ? Consistent Social Media messaging ? Post the exhibitions and events on event websites ? Minor cleaning and vacuuming before events ? Setup the bar and keep it organized before and after events ? Manage the bar during the event ? Encourage donations ? Count visitors to ensure we aren’t over capacity ? Check bathroom and perimeter of the building periodically for things that need attention ? Congenial, professional representative of the institution Desired Skills and/or Characteristics: ? A background in art and/or art history with two years minimum of an undergraduate degree ? MFA, MA or VCS in Fine Arts, curatorial studies and visual critical studies is a plus ? The desire to work with the public and learn the ins and outs of nonprofit management ? Experience with both Mac OSX and Windows 10 operating systems ? Basic knowledge of MailChimp and Google Apps. ? A sincere interest in and/or experience working with nonprofit art organizations ? Good verbal communication skills ? Flexible availability, with at least 4 hours/week on Fridays and Saturdays. Some evening hours are required to cover events and gallery openings. Wishlist Skills: ? Photoshop/Illustrator for assistance in designing signage ? Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign for designing and producing web optimized graphics and basic HTML ? Social media sites experience (Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) ? Photography, videography, graphics and web design skills are a huge plus APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: ? Cover letter detailing why you want this fellowship ? Resume Please email all materials with “Curatorial Fellowship” in the subject line to Interviews with selected candidates are by appointment only. No phone calls, please. Position open until filled. More information: Location: 801 W Grand Ave Oakland Contact: Sophie Feuer URL:

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts Start Date: Saturday 8/24/2019 — End Date: Sunday 8/25/2019 Admission:Free Celebrate the 38th Annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts on University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, August 24-25, 2019 from 10am-6pm, hosted by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce. Highlights include 300 talented artisans from all over the country, as well as throughout the Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art pieces and artisan crafts presented in an awe-inspiring display of creativity and talent. Witness the amazing street artists use vivid chalk pastels to create impressive works of art on the pavement. This multifaceted arts celebration also features artists-in-action, entertainment, and a kids’ art studio. Then stroll the festival enjoying a tempting assortment of tasty foods, fine wines and microbrews. Public transit and free parking make visiting the free-admission festival easy and convenient. Location: University Avenue Palo Alto Contact: Mary Lou Atkins URL:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Start Date: Saturday 12/29/2018 — End Date: Saturday 12/29/2018 Admission:$12-$17 Live cast Amber’s Sweets would like, if they may, to take you on strange journey. Come witness the long-running cult film the way it was meant to be experienced: in a theater with a cast, friends and audience partici … pation! Location: 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg Contact: carolyn august URL: http://www/

Pre-New Years Eve Singles Dance Extravaganza

Pre-New Years Eve Singles Dance Extravaganza Start Date: Saturday 12/29/2018 — End Date: Saturday 12/29/2018 Admission:15-20 Celebrate New Years Eve two days early and avoid the crazies on the road on NYE! 180 singles attended last year’s Pre-New Years Eve Dance! $15/advance (by Dec 28) or $20 at the door includes dancing to your favorite hits at a beautiful and exclusive tennis club by the water. Adults of all ages welcome. Festive attire requested. Saturday, December 29, 2018, 8pm-Midnight. LOCATION: The Club at Harbor Point, Lighthouse Grill, 475 E Strawberry Dr, Mill Valley CA. From Hwy 101 take Tiburon Blvd east; right on Strawberry Dr. Go appx. one mile and turn left into Harbor Point. Free parking. CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Singles2Couples; and by many singles meetups. DISCOUNTS & more parties at •Single Mingle, Nov 3, Alamo •Singles Night Out, Nov 8, Sausalito •Wine Tasting Party, Nov 18, Sonoma •Thanksgiving Ball, Nov 24, Burlingame •The Cougar Ball, Dec 8, Walnut Creek •New Years Eve Bash, Dec 31, TBA Location: 475 E Strawberry Drive Mill Valley, CA Contact: Rich Gosse URL: http://www.thepar;