Updated: Nov 17, 2022
UPDATE on 17 Nov 2022 : The ARTSG Fair Assistant roles are now full. If you are still interested in this learning opportunity, you may apply to be added to the waitlist.
Taking place from 12–15 January 2023 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, the inaugural edition of ART SG will be Southeast Asia’s largest ever art fair and Asia Pacific’s biggest art fair launch in a decade.
Presenting over 150 leading galleries from around the world, ART SG offers a meeting point in Southeast Asia for collectors and buyers from the region and beyond to convene. The Fair will showcase exceptional artworks across painting, sculpture, photography, installations and new experimentations in digital and blockchain art, accompanied by a line-up of groundbreaking art installations, engaging panel discussions and experimental film screenings.
As the official Cultural Partner of ART SG, Art Outreach has facilitated a suite of working and learning opportunities for art school students and/or individuals with a passion for art, who would like to gain exposure to the logistics of running an international art fair, while developing practical industry skills.
We are looking for 20–30 fair assistants to support the fair by providing a welcoming, professional and informative experience for visitors. Depending on your role, your duties will include assisting in wayfinding, fielding visitor queries on artworks and programming, ensuring the safety of artwork installations by enforcing rules in a firm but courteous manner, providing programme support including managing visitor flow and seating for talks and film screenings, and supporting galleries with sales and interfacing with clients.
Half/full-day shifts are available across the following periods:
10 Jan: 2-10pm
11 Jan: 12.30-9.30pm
12 Jan: 10.30am-7.30pm
13 Jan: 11.30am-7.30pm
14 Jan: 10.30am-7.30pm
15 Jan 10.30am-8pm
Rate: S$12/h Fair Assistant S$15/h Gallery Assistant (supporting with sales and client interfacing, previous experience is a plus)
Age: 17 years old and above
Learning opportunities with ART SG are fielded exclusively through Art Outreach. If you are keen on applying for any of the positions above, please fill out our application form and send us your CV/resume via this link. We will be in touch if you have been shortlisted and training will be provided.
Please send your application by 14 November 2022.