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Miller Gallery
at Carnegie Mellon University

Purnell Center for the Arts
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.268.3618
miller-gallery@andrew.cmu.edu
www.cmu.edu/millergallery

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Sunday, 12-6pm
Closed Mondays, major holidays, and during exhibition installations (check our calendar to confirm)

Admission
Free + open to the public

 

 


SUBMISSIONS

Alumni: Contact your School or Program directly for Carnegie Mellon Alumni related exhibition opportunities.

The Miller Gallery is not accepting proposals at this time.

See a list of other galleries on campus and in Pittsburgh.


PART-TIME STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Gallery Assistant

Seeking motivated, dedicated and talented students from all academic departments to work as gallery assistants at the Miller Gallery.
 
Supervisor:
Report to Exhibitions and Graphics/Office Coordinators.
 
Job includes:
Safe-guarding artwork and facilities. Interacting with the public, using good judgment in difficult social situations. Working receptions and special events (helping with set-up and clean-up, washing dishes, sweeping floors, taking out trash). Educating visitors about exhibitions and events. Selling store items and gallery memberships in gallery store. Installing and de-installing exhibitions. Performing gallery maintenance. Painting walls, and pedestals. Operating and trouble-shooting audio-visual equipment (projectors, computers, etc.), bucket-lift and other equipment. Opening and closing the gallery, understanding and using gallery alarm system. Running errands. Performing office tasks and other duties as assigned.
 
Desired skills:
Technical (A/V, video- editing, proficient with Adobe CS2/3 Mac and PC extensive knowledge of computer operation, basic digital photography). Construction (proficiency with power tools, table saw, chop saw, framing saw, etc.). Comfort using ladders and bucket lift, working at 20 ft. height.  Organizational (experience in gallery setting, art handling, making labels and mounts), and administrative (experience interacting with the public, familiarity with FileMaker Pro, working as part of a team).
 
Necessary skills:
Heavy lifting (as much as 50 lbs. at a time). Good communication and positive attitude in learning and performing duties listed above.
 
Preferences:
Art gallery experience. Work-study eligibility.
 
Necessary qualifications:
Hard-working, responsible, punctual, flexible to last-minute changes, disciplined and self-motivated, able to take direction and learn new skills, dedicated to working at an art gallery.
 
Please apply by Tartan Trak include resume and cover letter, search for "Gallery Assistant". Or e-mail resume and available hours to mc94@andrew.cmu.edu with GALLERY ASSISTANT in subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins. Please do not contact other staff members with applications or inquiries.
 
Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Marketing and Communications Assistant

Seeking motivated, dedicated and talented students from all academic departments to work as a Marketing/Communications Assistant at the Miller Gallery.

Supervisor:
Report to Graphics and Office Coordinator.

Job includes:
Safe-guarding artwork and facilities. Interacting with the public, using good judgment in difficult social situations. Working receptions and special events (helping with set-up and clean-up, washing dishes, sweeping floors, taking out trash). Educating visitors about exhibitions and events. Installing and de-installing exhibitions. Helping with Exhibition Research, Marketing Strategies, Website updates, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Grant writing and letter drafts, Store and Membership sales, HTML code, posting flyers and distributing invitations; working openings and special events (helping with set up and clean up; washing dishes; sweeping floors; taking out trash); opening and closing the gallery, securing gallery with alarm system; running errands; performing office tasks; and other duties as assigned.

Desired skills:
technical (web-design and web maintenance skills,  familiarity with FileMaker Pro, DVD Studio-Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Word, Excel, proficient with both Mac and PC), organizational (experience in gallery setting) and administrative (experience interacting with the public, working well as part of a team)

Necessary skills:
good communication and good attitude in handling/learning duties listed above.

Preferences:
Students pursuing Masters or Arts Management degrees. Art gallery experience preferred, but not necessary. Work-study eligibility preferred, but not necessary.

Necessary qualifications:
Hard-working, responsible, punctual, flexible to last-minute changes, disciplined and self-motivated, able to take direction and learn new skills, dedicated to working at an art gallery.

Please apply by Tartan Trak or Heinz Symplicity Recruiting System include resume and cover letter, search for "Miller Gallery Marketing/Communications Assistant". Or e-mail resume and available hours to mc94@andrew.cmu.edu with Marketing/Communications Assistant in subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins. Please do not contact other staff members with applications or inquiries.

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


VOLUNTEER

Interested in volunteering at the Miller Gallery? Send an email with your interests, special skills, and availabilities to: mc94@andrew.cmu.edu with "Gallery Volunteer" in the subject line.