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Florida Hospice Seeking Curatorial Intern

Published October 22, 2014

The Curatorial Intern (Intern ID: 760340) will work with the Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) to curate and manage a gallery exhibition for their annual clinical conference.

About the project:
FHPCA is holding their 30th annual clinical conference, “Painting the Picture: Messaging Metrics & Mission”. The theme for this conference is centered around the arts, and the exhibition hall will be transformed into a “gallery” displaying artwork from patients, families, and other sources.
Tasks include:
-Locating potential artwork for exhibition that fits the theme, and fills the requirements made by the FHPCA
-Working with FHPCA Hospice Provider members to choose artwork for exhibition
-Write short press release discussing the project, theme and artists chosen
-Managing incoming and outgoing artwork to and from the gallery exhibition space. This includes managing any shipments or coordinating local deliveries
-Coordinating proper paperwork such as consignment and loan agreements from artists and collectors
-Creating artwork descriptions and labels for all artwork
-Liaising with FHPCA members and Hotel contacts for installation set up
-Ordering supplies, handling vendor relationships and managing any payment transactions
-Interest in Fine Arts and knowledge of art handling practices (shipping experience is a plus)
-Be able to work independently, but also be able to collaborate with the FHPCA members
-Be personable and professional while handling all duties, such as phone and email reception
-Must have good computer skills (Photoshop experience is a plus)
-Must be organized and keep proper records
-Skilled in creative writing
– GPA equal to or greater than 2.5
Additional Info:
  • 19 weeks
  • 8 hours a week
  • Paid travel to Orlando conference

For more information about the Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association, visit:

Or get in contact with Abby Vandegrift by calling (850) 878-2632.