Vernon Public Art Gallery

Learning and Community Engagement Assistant

Location(s): Vernon
Expected Hours: Tuesday to Friday 9AM-5PM and Saturday 11AM-4PM
Preferred Candidate Stream: Teaching children
Age Group(s): Elementary
Language(s): English
Number of Placements: 1

Theme: Arts and Public Education

Position Description

The student will primarily be focusing on developing a Regional Reach kit for our Regional Reach program. The goal of the Regional Reach program is to bring a piece of the art gallery to schools who have difficulties accessing VPAG. Each kit has art and cross-curricular lessons inspired by five local artists.

The education student will also have the opportunity to lead school tours and workshops. This includes designing and delivering school tours that are grade-appropriate. The education student will also design an art activity inspired by the toured exhibition.


Organization Information

The VPAG exists to connect our community to the creative presence and possibilities within the visual arts through its exhibitions and activities. The mandate is five-fold:

  • To exhibit, collect, and preserve local, regional, national, and international art of the highest possible standards;
  • To promote visual arts in the broader community
  • To provide information, education, challenge, and inspiration in the visual arts;
  • To encourage appreciation of and participation in the visual arts; and
  • To provide a meeting place, facility, and institution for the benefit of the citizens of Greater Vernon.

Vernon Public Art Gallery Website