Apply for Internship at Villa Arson Nice in France for 2 months 2021

Villa Arson is launching a call for applications for audience engagement internships for its contemporary art exhibitions taking place next summer for 2 months. Villa Arson will cover your Accommodation.

Apply for Internship at Villa Arson Nice in France for 2 months 2021


Villa Arson is a public institution of the French ministry of Culture also is a French art museum, elite school and research institution for contemporary art located in Nice, France on an exceptional location overlooking the Bay of Angels. 

It is entirely dedicated to contemporary artistic creation, and combines several functions including teaching, research, artistic experimentation and production, and publishing.

Three exhibitions will take place during internship :

Otobong Nkanga. Curator: Eric Mangion

Julie Béna. Curator: Marie de Brugerolle

Camille Lapouge. Curator: Eric Mangion

Your tasks

- welcome visitors and engage with audiences.

- participate in all educational and cultural activities related to the exhibitions program.

- conduct research on the artists and their work.

- Visualize and conduct guided tours of the exhibitions..

Skills development

- Engage in conversations with audiences from various backgrounds.

- Create and adapt a discourse on the exhibitions.

- Articulate many reference fields.

- Conduct collaborative research in a multidisciplinary team

- Innovate and develop new audience engagement proposals for the exhibitions.

Finance and Benefits

- Free of charge in a single room at Villa Arson.

- Internship fee ( According to French law 3,90€/hour.)



- English: Independent User B1

- French: Independent User B2

Duration and Schedule

8 weeks minimum, from 7/6/2021 to 19/9/2021 (subject to the reopening of the exhibitions to the public).

Schedule: 35 hours maximum per week for all period of internship.

Time table

From June 7 to June 11: compulsory training week for all interns.

Introduction to Villa Arson’s history, architecture, gardens and activities - Meetings with artists and curators - Research in the multimedia library - Technical questions - Preparation of guided tours and workshops for kids.

Opening of the exhibitions: June 12, 2021

- Working hours:  from 5 to 6 afternoons per week from 2 to 6 pm (2 to 7 pm in July and August) every day except Tuesday 
- Training sessions and a few exceptional events (maximum 35h / week) for all period of internship.

How to apply

Please send a CV and cover letter in French or English to: by May 6, 2021.

For further details check the opportunity on website from here

or visit the Official link of the opportunity from here

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