Talents Wanted - Docents for School Groups at the 2020 edition of Art Basel Hong Kong
The Hong Kong show, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, features premier galleries from Asia and beyond. Underlining Art Basel's commitment to the region, half of the participating galleries once again have exhibition spaces in Asia and Asia-Pacific. The show provides an in-depth overview of the region’s diversity through both historical material and cutting-edge works by established and emerging artists.
1a space has been organizing the official school tours on providing insights on art appreciation to art teachers and students. Reaching the 8th year as the School Tour Host of the show in Hong Kong, 1a space provides guided tours to primary and secondary school teachers and students aged 11 or above during show hours upon booking.
1a space is now looking for docents providing tours. Each tour will last for up to 45 minutes in Cantonese, Mandarin or English. Selected docents will be responsible for sharing information about the art fair, participating artists and their works from selected galleries. A briefing and training session will be provided to the docents. A commitment of up to 7 hours per day is expected, between 17th March 2020 –21st March 2020. In return, 1a space will provide a pass for docents to access the Art Basel show during the entire fair period (17th March – 21st March 2020). Limited travel allowance will be provided.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Major in Fine Arts, or other Arts & Cultural disciplines preferably with knowledge of art history in the field of contemporary art
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Strong communication and organizational skills
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin or English
Interested candidates are invited to send full resume to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: 1a space docent for Art Basel in Hong Kong 2020) by 3rd February 2020. Selected candidate will be contacted for an interview session.
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