Job Opportunities & Internships

Job Opportunities

We are seeking a part time Director of Farmstead Arts for up to 20 hours per week. The ideal candidate has excellent spoken and written communication skills and enjoys interacting with the public.

Requirements:

* Marketing, development, and social/multimedia experience

* Fund raising and budgeting knowledge (QuickBooks)

* Prior experience researching and writing Grants

* Website maintenance, design and editing experience

* Microsoft Office proficiency

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

* Publicizing upcoming events (Art Exhibits, Concerts, Plays, Lectures, Classes).

* Growing and managing an active volunteer and membership base.

* Working with the board of trustees on Fundraising, Finance and Grants.

 

Hourly Wage commensurate with experience. Weekend hours may be required.

 

Interested Applicants may apply to admin@farmsteadarts.org

Attn: Operations Manager

Internships

Farmstead Arts seeks highly motivated, hard-working individuals interested in learning about arts management and gaining hands-on experience while assisting the staff  during short and long term internships.

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Arts Administration
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Grant Writing/Fundraising
  • Historical Research
  • Theater Production
  • Event Management

Details of Internships:
Interns work closely with the Director of Farmstead Arts on a variety of projects, including all aspects of funding, planning and producing a full season of concerts, theater, art shows, classes, workshops, and special events. Ideal candidates will have some background in the arts and some administrative or production experience, clear and concise writing and excellent interpersonal communication skills.  This is a prime opportunity for candidates interested in learning the process of production and administration from within a growing vibrant community arts and historic preservation site. The historic research position will include delving into the past to aid Farmstead historians in compiling a complete chronicle of the Farmstead and it’s role in our community.

Positions are unpaid, but interns will receive free admission to performances and events and may enroll in classes at reduced rates at the Farmstead. It will be expected that interns will serve a minimum of one 3-hour shift on site per week in addition to time spent off-site in researching, writing, etc., as well as volunteering as needed at events or in other capacities. Internships run a minimum of 3 months with a maximum of 6 months, and are renewable if mutually agreed upon.

If interested in interning, please complete the Farmstead Internship Application and e-mail to admin@farmsteadarts.org.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Gallery Hours
    May 25, 2022|11:00 am - 2:00 pm


  • Gallery Hours
    May 27, 2022|11:00 am - 2:00 pm


  • Gallery Hours
    May 29, 2022|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Made possible, in part, by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission. 

Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920

admin@farmsteadarts.org | 908.636.7576

Our office and gallery are now open to the public on a regular schedule. The best way to reach us is by email at admin@farmsteadarts.org.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Gallery Hours
    May 25, 2022|11:00 am - 2:00 pm


  • Gallery Hours
    May 27, 2022|11:00 am - 2:00 pm


  • Gallery Hours
    May 29, 2022|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Made possible, in part, by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission. 

Located on the grounds of the historic Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead, Farmstead Arts is a center for fine, performing and practical arts offering year-round programming of concerts, theater performances, art exhibitions and special events like barn dances and holiday boutiques.

Artists in residence offer all varieties of art classes and workshops.

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Home to the Farmstead Arts Center, the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead is named for three of its most prominent residents. 

Local, state, agricultural and revolutionary war history is highlighted in the Farmstead's buildings, prominent residents history, lectures, exhibits, and educational programs.The entire site is an ongoing restoration and preservation project.

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