#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#61: No all male install teams.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#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.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#61: No all male install teams.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#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.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|
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Become a volunteer at Kunsthal Gent

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

Function
  • You welcome visitors and explain what there is to see.
  • You answer (general) questions about Kunsthal Gent and the exhibitions.
  • Practical support and help at the bar during buildup or 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 11.00 and 18.00) or on Friday evenings.
Offer
  • A volunteer's fee of 36 euro per day.
  • An exciting and dynamic working environment in the contemporary art world.
Questions? Mail us!