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Asian Arts Initiative: Visual Arts Program Manager

Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 1:43 pm in Job Announcements

Visual Arts Program Manager

Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

The Asian Arts Initiative is a multi-disciplinary community-based arts center offering performances, exhibitions, workshops, and training for artists, youth, and adults of all racial backgrounds to explore the diversity of Asian American experience and our social context and to pursue the vision for a just and joyous world. The Asian Arts Initiative recently moved to a new facility on the edge of the Chinatown neighborhood, and is seeking a Visual Arts Program Manager to develop and implement Gallery and visual arts programming that engages with our local community and broad social concerns.

Currently, we support approximately 5 exhibitions per year in a 1200 square foot multi-use Gallery space, as well as our periodic Chinatown In/flux exhibition series with teams of artists working with local community members to create site-specific installations in and about the neighborhood. In addition, we have other areas within our facility that can be developed as exhibition spaces. We invite guest curators through our Community Curators program and often use open call processes to create exhibitions. We are also members of the Visual Artists Network which allows us to host at least one community residency with a visiting artist each year.

General Job Description:
The Visual Arts Program Manager serves as a chief curator and lead installer and coordinates all preparation, planning, logistics, and communication related to the activities of the Gallery and visual arts programming at the Asian Arts Initiative. The Visual Arts Program Manager reports to the Executive Director and is a part-time consulting position estimated to require between 10 and 20 hours per week.

Please download the full job description for key responsibilities and qualifications.

TO APPLY: E-mail a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position, your resume, salary requirements, and 3 work-related references to The Asian Arts Initiative is an equal opportunity employer. Asian Americans and other people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215)557-0455 or

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