LexArts Mill Street Lexington Kentucky

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
LexArts is greater Lexington’s premier cultural development, advocacy and fund raising organization.

 

As both the area arts council and united arts fund, LexArts provides a wide range of programs and services designed to integrate the arts into our daily lives including the LexArts Gallery Hop, Lexington Youth Arts Council and ArtScope…This Week in the Arts email calendar.

 

LexArts’ President & CEO and board members work closely with community leaders and local and state officials concerning public funding and cultural facilities. Through its annual Fund for the Arts, LexArts raises millions of dollars in support of local arts and distributes general operating support to its Partner Organizations, as well as offering competitive special project and programming grants to other arts organizations in the area.

 

LexArts also operates ArtsPlace, a former YWCA turned cultural edifice, which offers rehearsal space and office space for nonprofit arts organizations. ArtsPlace is also home to ArtsPlace Gallery, one of Lexington’s premier visual art galleries, dedicated to showcasing high quality works by Kentucky artists.

EVENT SPACE RENTAL
Our fabulous Beaux Arts building has space aplenty to rent for all occasions, from weddings to private parties to recitals to retreats. For more information, view our rental space information.

LEXARTS OPPORTUNITIES

 

CAREERS
Thank you for your interest in joining the LexArts team. All positions are currently filled. Please check back for future updates.

 

INTERNSHIPS
LexArts understands that meaningful work experience can play a significant role in advancing the careers of future arts leaders. Our interns become essential members of our team and are expected to participate in daily activities, contribute skills and ideas, and create excellent work.

LexArts is seeking interns in the following areas:

  • Public Art & Gallery Management
  • Social Media Marketing & Digital Storytelling
  • Artwork Documentation and Digital Archival
  • Finance & Operations
  • Development & Donor Relations
  • Executive Campaign Oversight & Support

Click here for details of each internship area. Interns will expand their skillsets and understanding in their particular department, as well as gain knowledge across all departments by collaborating with the entire LexArts team.

 

Details

Candidates should be able to commit 10-15 hours per week for 12 weeks (full summer session). Days/times are flexible. This a hybrid internship where most work is expected to be conducted from home following COVID-19 safety standards. Some LexArts events usually occur outside of work hours but may be modified as we respond to the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on public events. Interns will report directly to a departmental supervisor and will interact regularly with the internship coordinator. Selected interns will receive a stipend of $500 at the end of their internship.

 

How to Apply

Click here to submit application and supplemental materials.

Applicants may submit applications for multiple internship positions but may only be appointed to one position at a time. Please email questions to the Internship Coordinator: mckenzie@lexarts.org or info@lexarts.org

 

Important Dates

Summer internship application deadline: April 9th, 2021.

Internship start date: Flexible, approximately May 17th, 2021.