Fine Art Models
Saratoga Arts is currently seeking fine-art models for our figure drawing and portrait drawing classes and workshops. No experience is necessary. Applicants must be responsible and have a passion for the arts. Interested candidates should complete the studio model application either in-person at The Arts Center, or online by clicking HERE. Hours vary and are flexible. Pay rate is $15 per hour.
Summer Camp Faculty
Saratoga Arts is seeking qualified, enthusiastic teachers to join our summer camp faculty! Summer camp faculty must be certified to teach in NYS (or currently be active on the BOCES substitute teacher registry), have a passion for the arts and proven experience working with children between the ages of 5-14. Summer camp faculty will develop and implement age-appropriate, arts-based, lessons (based on the week’s theme) and work with Saratoga Arts staff and summer camp assistants to ensure the safety and well-being of our summer camp participants. All applicants must be mature, able to work independently, be proactive in lesson and supply planning, and act as a positive role model for children participating in our summer camp. Saratoga Arts’ offers three visual-arts programs that run from June 30 - August 29. Hours for our summer camp faculty vary, the schedule is flexible and based on a teacher’s availability. Please send resume including three personal / professional references to Kate Morse, Director of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saratoga Arts is currently accepting proposals for our 2014 class season. Applicants must have a passion for the arts and proven experience working with students at a variety of learning levels. Interested parties can pick up an information packet at The Arts Center, can request a packet by e-mailing Tanya Tobias, Associate Director - email@example.com, or can download a faculty packet. Applicants will be asked to submit a class proposal, resume, personal/professional references, and images of their work. Artists interested in teaching at The Arts Center may also schedule an appointment by contacting Tanya at 518-584-4132 ext 202.
Fund Development Intern (12-15 hours/ week)
Saratoga Arts offers student interns practical experience working within fund development for a non-profit arts organization. Fund development interns will work closely with the Development Associate assisting with and/or being responsible for:
Interns will also conduct research on relevant fund development opportunities. Student interns must be reliable, motivated and able to work independently. Fund Development Interns must be highly organized, detail oriented and have strong writing and communication skills. Must have experience working with Microsoft Excel. Experience in data management and mail merge is encouraged. For credit and not for credit internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Dubben, Development Associate at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saratoga Arts offers student interns practical experience as well as an opportunity to gain general knowledge and a broad understanding of the day-to-day operations in a busy not-for-profit arts center. Education/Programming Interns will work closely with the Associate Director and assist in and/or be responsible for:
This internship offers students the opportunity to receive practical training in gallery and artist management, curatorial practices and exhibit installations, as well as art administration. Interns will have the opportunity to work on design, marketing and research based projects that meet the needs of both the individual and Saratoga Arts. This internship will provide an environment where interns can expand upon their knowledge and skills in gallery management and arts administration. Exhibition interns will work closely with the Director of Exhibitions.
Student interns must be reliable, motivated and able to work independently. For credit and not for credit internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Dubben, Director of Exhibitions at email@example.com.
Do you love the arts? Volunteer for Saratoga Arts!
Saratoga Arts relies on nearly one-hundred dedicated volunteers to operate. Without volunteers, Saratoga Arts would not function! By getting involved, you will have a unique opportunity to experience the inner-workings of a dynamic arts center that has grown tremendously since its inception in 1986. As a volunteer, you will also have an opportunity to do the things you love in a beautiful, arts-based, friendly environment where each individual’s skills and talents are maximized and appreciated.
There are many benefits to volunteering for Saratoga Arts. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to connect and network with working artists, arts professionals, the Saratoga Springs art community, and meet dozens of volunteers with similar hobbies and interests. Volunteers learn and develop new skills, can attend special Arts Center events FREE, have fun while helping an organization that offers over a dozen ongoing programs for youth, adults and seniors in Saratoga and the surrounding area, and our volunteers are the most up-to-date on community arts and Arts Center activities and programs.
If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at Saratoga Arts please call 518-584-4132!
Art in the Park:
Art in the Park is Saratoga Arts' annual fine arts show and sale, held on Saturday, July 12th from 7 am - 6 pm and September 13 from 7 am - 5 pm. The event, which is attended by hundreds of people, showcases work by fine artists in a variety of media. Volunteer to help artists set up or tear down booths and displays or help at the kids' arts and crafts table and enjoy this day of fresh air, fun, and art. Interested in signing up and helping out? E-mail Kate and get your name on the list!
First Night Saratoga:
Would you like to be added to our mailing list? Give us a call at 518-584-4132.
Interested in volunteering for Saratoga Arts? Volunteers help with mailings, special events, First Night, Art in the Park, and in The Arts Center Gallery.
You can download a Volunteer Application Form here - just fill it out and mail it to:
320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or call 518-584-4132.
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