Internship Learning Outcomes
The programme accesses multiple opportunities to engage in work-based practice, mentored by Cell’s small team of staff, which facilitates research into exhibition production and the development of public programmes in an art gallery context.
The programme's learning outcomes are;
- To gain an understanding at every stage of the programme from research, development, production and maintenance, during installation, invigilation and hosting public events.
- To gain hands-on practical knowledge in gallery preparation.
- To acquire basic art handling skills, and condition reporting by working alongside Cell’s gallery staff during installation periods.
- To aquire front of house skills by assisting the team with essential duties during gallery opening hours.
- To generate applicable computer skills using Adobe Suite, MicroSoft Office & Sketchup software to support the development and management of the exhibitions programme.
- To learn CMS; inputing online content onto Cell’s website
- To learn how to prepare and format exhibition documentation and content for archiving purposes, press packages and funding material.
- To shadow the team by participating in startegic planning meetings with artists and collaborators.
- To learn how to build relationships with audiences at public events and exhibitions by representing the gallery and engaging with visitors either through marketing or hosting at the gallery.
- To apply your own creative knowledge, intiative and ideas within a professional setting, alongside learning about professional protocol and effective team work.
Interns are given an appraisal at the end of the 3 month period and provided with written feedback from the team.