Fondation Beyeler: Art Lab Staff


The Fondation Beyeler is one of the internationally renowned and most visited museums of the Switzerland. The museum building by Renzo Piano in an idyllic park in Riehen near Basel is regarded as one of the most beautiful art houses in Europe, because it harmoniously combines nature, architecture and art united. The Fondation Beyeler houses one of the world’s best private collections and presents continuous high quality exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. According to the the wish of its founders, it is particularly committed to the communication of art to the general public audience and to young people.

We are looking for a new member as of August 1, 2020 or by agreement until December 31, 2021.

Art Lab Staff 60%

The position includes project management as well as content and organizational Conception of the mediation format “Art Lab” with several groups (young people and young adults). In addition to development and organisation, this also includes the implementation of the specific Lab offers and workshops. The employee works closely with the head of art education together.

Your tasks
Project management of the mediation format “Art Lab Content-related and organisational conception and support of “Art Lab”: definition of content, structure, team building, administration etc.
Budget and finances in consultation with art education/sponsoring
Implementation of the Art Lab workshops with 4 groups per year (approx. 1 x per week)
Planning and implementation of the workshop results (art mediation formats) with Assistance from external experts
Analysis and evaluation “Art Lab”
Regular communication and promotion of the project: press and social media
Exchange with other art education institutions regarding youth projects (regional, national and international)
Promotion of “Art Lab” at various conferences

Your profile
Completed studies in the field of art history/art science or art education or a comparable education (university of art, ideally with
teacher’s diploma)
Very good knowledge of the art of the 20th/21st century
Mastery of various creative techniques
Several years of experience in the field of art education and in dealing with school classes (also with multicultural background)
German with a good sense of style, good spoken and written knowledge of English and French
Very good user knowledge of common office programs and flair for social media (Instagram)
Commitment and social competence
Ability to work under time and deadline pressure

You can expect a varied job in an interesting working environment in the cultural sector with a collegial and motivated team.

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents written in German by 8 June 2020 Beyeler Foundation, Daniela Cantoni, Baselstrasse 77, CH-4125 Riehen, phone +41 (0)61 645 97 33.


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