#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#36: We support production separately.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#36: We support production separately.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|
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Become a volunteer at Kunsthal Gent

Kunsthal Gent is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to strengthen its activities.

Function
  • You will man the reception together with another volunteer during opening hours.
  • You welcome visitors and explain what there is to see.
  • You answer (general) questions about Kunsthal Gent and the exhibitions.
  • Optional: you open and close the doors independently in the weekend.
  • Optional: practical support or help at the bar during events.
Profile
  • You speak Dutch or English fluently.
  • You are interested in visual arts.
  • You have communication skills or you want to gain experience.
  • You are regularly free on weekends (Saturday or Sunday, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.).
Offer
  • A volunteer's fee of EUR 34 per day.
  • An exciting and dynamic working environment in the contemporary art world.
Questions? Mail us!