Are you interested in joining the team at The Print Center? Ours is a small staff of dedicated and ambitious employees, interns and volunteers all committed to advancing The Print Center’s mission: to encourage the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary arts through exhibitions, publications and educational programs. We work together to provide the highest quality programming as well as support the arts in Philadelphia.
The Print Center provides equal opportunity to applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran.
The Print Center is a locally, nationally and internationally significant exhibition venue, as well as a community art and advocacy organization with an international outlook and a strong sense of local purpose. We focus creatively and ambitiously on critical issues of artistic practice related to contemporary use of the printed image. We approach exhibitions and programs as contributions to an ongoing and evolving conversation that spreads organically into a variety of disciplines and issues. The Curator is responsible for conceiving a curatorial vision and implementing that vision through organizing exhibitions and public programs. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified candidate to work with a committed and ambitious team to create and realize a high impact curatorial program in a historically significant organization, and to contribute to a vibrant and forward thinking program. Job description and application information.
The Artists-in-Schools Program (AISP) at The Print Center is accepting applications for Teaching-Artists on a rolling basis. Teaching-Artists are key team members for AISP and are responsible for planning and running residencies in the classrooms of Philadelphia high school partners. Reporting to the AISP Coordinator, Teaching-Artists adapt curricula for use in individual classes and oversee the creation of both individual and group student projects. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a committed and ambitious team. Download the AISP Teaching-Artists Job Description.
The Print Center offers structured training in arts administration, curatorial work, gallery management and gallery sales to undergraduate and graduate students who, in turn, earn valuable college credit. Gallery Assistant Interns assist our small, team-oriented staff with day-to-day operations. Potential duties include: internet research, database entry and assistance with mailings, membership and donor relations, marketing and public relations. They learn fundamentals of fundraising, promotion and audience relations while assisting with daily organizational tasks and preparations for special events. For more information please contact Mikaela Hawk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the Internship Description and Application.
Internship Application Deadlines:
Fall 2018 session (September – December): August 24, 2018
Spring 2019 session (January – April): January 16, 2019
The Print Center volunteers help with our many special events including gallery openings, public programs, the Philadelphia Art Book Fair and the Annual Auction. If you are interested in volunteering please submit an email to Mikaela Hawk, email@example.com with “Volunteer” in the subject line. Include your name, availability and any special skills or interests you may have.
The Print Center does not accept unsolicited submissions from artists. Artists who use printmaking and/or photography as critical components of their work, or whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices, are encouraged to enter our Annual International Competition. The Print Center also maintains a list of medium specific calls for entry on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/printcenterphilly.