The Womxn* Art Handlers is a group dedicated to the support and growth of POC, queer, non-binary, trans, and womxn* identifying individuals in the professional arts industry as preparators, art handlers, technicians, fabricators, and other industry support roles.
W*AH aims to connect the community through mixers, teach basic skill sets and techniques through workshops, and eventually provide training for interested individuals to learn how to handle and install artwork in partnership with local institutions. email@example.com@womxnarthandlers
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Prep/Art Handling Workshop @ VergeMonday June 3rd 2019 5-830p
INSTRUCTORS: MARCELA PARDO ARIZA, KAITLIN TARTARIS, AMY GREER AND AIDA LIZALDE
PRICE: $25 VERGE MEMBERS, $30 NON-MEMBERS, PRIORITY DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION MEMBER (POC, QUEER, TRANS, NON-BINARY, AND WOMXN*)
Ever wanted to work at an art gallery but don’t know where to start? Join us to learn the basics of becoming an arts industry professional. Verge is partnering with Marcela Pardo Ariza and Kaitlin Trataris from Womxn* Art Handlers of Northern California (W*AH) to offer a two session workshop series on the basic skills of gallery preparation and art handling.
In these workshops we will go over skills ranging form how to repair walls after a show to basic power tool use and what to have in your install kit. We will also instruct in how to properly package, install and light artwork for exhibitions.
No prior skills are necessary. There is limited space so register ahead of time, priority registration is given to POC, queer, trans, non-binary, and womxn* Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any registration questions.
W*AH Summer MixerMSP Studio Building Tuesday June 11th 5:00-8pm
BYOB + Potluck Mixer for art industry workers at Minnesota Street Project’s studio building.