Exhibition Preparator

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

Sonoma, California


Exhibition Preparators work under the supervision of SVMA’s Exhibitions & Facilities Manager on the installation and deinstallation of exhibitions, plus occasional building maintenance projects on an as-needed basis. This position is part of a small, highly skilled team, which is responsible for the safe packing, unpacking, handling, loading/unloading, transport and installation of artwork; construction/preparation of exhibition fixtures; painting and maintenance of gallery walls; audio/video equipment set-up; and other tasks as directed by the exhibition manager. The work schedule ranges from 5 to 15 days per exhibition rotation (approximately 40 to 120 work hours) which typically occurs three times per year, roughly January, May, and September. Occasional and additional work/tasks in between rotations may be required.

SVMA’s next install rotation is August 29 — September 9, 2022 (closed weekends & Labor Day).

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