Thursday, April 10, 2014

SPRING BREAK ART CLASSES, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES @ HUNTERDON ART MUSEUM

Spring Break Mini-Camp Starts Soon

Give your kids—and yourself!—a break with our spring break mini-camp on April 22 and 23. Classes are filling up quickly, but we still have a few open spots. You can enroll your six- to 10-year-old children in one session or let them enjoy a day at the Museum with a supervised lunch.

Here's what's on tap:

Nature's Gallery: Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to let your children discover the art and design possibilities in nature. Painting, clay sculpting, printmaking and more! Taught by Nan Krotcha. Tuesday, April 22, from 9 AM to noon.

Webs, Wings and Watercolors: From turtle shells to spider webs and ripe red apples, children will observe the wonders of nature through art with watercolors, pastels and more. Taught  by Lisa Grasso-Earl. Tuesday, April 22, 1 to 4 PM

My Pet Project: Pet-themed projects bring art and animals together. Kids can spend the morning sculpting and painting. Taught by Amanda Esposito. Wednesday, April 23, 9 AM to noon.

Sculpture Sampler: Explore the world of 3D art with clay, felt, fabrics and more. Taught by Nancy Miller. Wednesday, April 23, 1 to 4 PM.

Don't miss out! Visit our website to learn more about our mini-camp.

...And Speaking of Spring

Time is running out to take advantage of our early registration rewards program. Enroll before April 15th to save on most classes. Among the offerings for children and adults are: Japanese Anime & Cartooning, Intro to Fashion, Jewelry Design, Introduction to Abstraction, Fine Art in Natural Patterns, and Poetry of Visual Art.

You can see a complete slate of our spring classes and our summer camp offerings by visiting our website.

Join the HAM Team!

Looking to work in a fun environment surrounded by fabulous art? We currently have openings for the following positions:

  • Bookkeeper: We have a part-time opening (three days per week) for someone with significant bookkeeping experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to payables; receivables; payroll; preparing for the annual audit; working closely with the Executive Director to develop organizational, project, and grant budgets; filing taxes and preparing tax forms; insurance; banking; monthly financial reports; and working with the Museum's database.
    Successful candidates will have experience with Donor Perfect, Peachtree Accounting Complete, and Microsoft office including proficiency in Excel. Familiarity with other databases used by nonprofits is a plus. Candidates must have strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to marjorie@hunterdonartmuseum.org with "bookkeeper" in the subject line.
  • Weekend Administrator: This position is responsible for overseeing the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Duties include working at the lobby desk greeting visitors, answering the phone, taking class registrations and handling some clerical work. We need someone who's reliable, self-sufficient, articulate, personable and has some basic computer skills. Hours vary slightly depending on the Museum's events schedule, but typically range from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Let us know if you are interested in working one particular weekend day or both. Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to marjorie@hunterdonartmuseum.org and use "weekend adminstrator" in the subject line.

Programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission, New Jersey Cultural Trust and corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Hunterdon Art Museum is a wheelchair accessible space. Publications are available in large print. Patrons who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired may contact the Museum through the New Jersey  Relay Service at (TYY) 1 (800) 852-7899
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