Preparator

Palm Springs Art Museum, Inc

Palm Springs, California


PSAM is seeking an experienced art preparator to fabricate and install museum exhibits. Responsible for transporting, preparing, and installing/removing art objects; maintaining care of exhibitions and permanent collections; producing graphics and didactic materials; and maintaining storage areas. Participates in the safe transport of art objects including driving, loading, unloading and securing art. Assists in the preparation of galleries and installation of pedestals, Plexiglas tops, platforms, walls and the installation of graphics, title walls, and exhibition labels.
 
Seeking a team-oriented individual with BA in art, design, or related field or equivalent experience in installation and fabrication of museum exhibits. Strong knowledge of proper art handling methods. Working knowledge of installation methods (mounting, matting, framing) required; woodworking and/or metalworking skills a plus. Experience using heavy equipment including scissor-lift, gantry, pallet jack, table lift preferred. Experience driving a truck a plus.

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