Exhibition Support Transformative Arts

Bishop Auckland

This role is to support the Transformative Arts officer in the organising and displaying of Community Exhibitions in No.42.

You will have the opportunity to gain some curation experience as well as contributing to the display of powerful Artworks for the community to enjoy and be inspired by.


To actively take part in the development and implementation of community exhibitions and hands on support in the hanging and display of these exhibitions.
Interpretation panel researching and writing.

Skills & Qualities

• Is over 18
• Is passionate about creativity in the community
• Is a punctual time keeper
• Has experience leading activities in settings (such as schools and community groups)
• Is able to follow instructions
• Has experience of using tools such as screwdriver/ power screwdriver
• Is Health & Safety Conscious
• Is a supportive team member
• Is a good communicator
• Willing to undertake all relevant training
• Enjoys participating in a team
• Will want to be an ambassador for The Auckland Project

When & Where?

This is a role to support the rotation of exhibition so we would ask that you are available for half a day during exhibition take down and hanging which is currently every 6-8 weeks but we hope to be able to offer new exhibitions every month with the help of volunteers.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

You will be asked to provide and wear appropriate clothing and footwear, role/activity dependent. The Auckland Project is unable to reimburse travel expenses.

Volunteer Benefits

It’s an exciting time! Your volunteering will be directly contributing to the regeneration of Bishop Auckland.
In joining our community of custodians, you should find that every time you volunteer, you will be setting off on an adventure, where you can achieve a sense of wellbeing, which may well include: --feeling good, smiling lots, finding or enhancing skills, meeting new people, achieving a sense of purpose and having fun. It may well be an opportunity to rediscover/discover you
What’s in it for me?
· The chance to share your love of creativity and art
· The chance to do something different
· Experience, challenge, a development and ‘CV-building’ opportunity – ‘a chance to grow’
· Responsibility and ability to contribute to the display of community artworks
· Develop your curatorial skills
What’s in it for the Auckland Project?
· Enthusiastic, informed, kind, responsible people – ‘The Right Stuff’! – representing The Auckland Project
· The ability to widen our projects impact in the community
· To use creative means to inspire and transform lives of people/young people in the community on a wider scale as what is currently possible with our small team!
· Enable additional community exhibitions to be considered.

Other Information

volunteers with The Auckland Project (TAP ) have access during opening times to the Visitor attractions, Auckland Castle, Spanish gallery, Mining Art Gallery in order to understand these visitor attractions and act as an ambassador for TAP as part of being a volunteer.

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Hours: to be discussed Type: Museums/Heritage, Arts & Crafts

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