Join the Trolley Barn Gallery Youth Curatorial Team: Spring 2023

Apply today! Applications close January 27.

Want to call the shots on the next big arts exhibition in Poughkeepsie? Ever wonder how galleries or museums choose what’s on the walls? What even IS a curator? Learn to generate a theme, jury a national call for entries, and hang the work as a part of the Trolley Barn Gallery youth curatorial team!

The Trolley Barn Gallery youth curatorial team is the team of youth who will be leading the decision-making around Trolley Barn Gallery exhibitions for Winter/Spring 2023. Successful applicants will be able to commit to attending all sessions (which adds up to about 3 days per month) and will receive a $500 stipend in bi-weekly installments, as well as recognition for their leadership.

Trolley Barn Curatorial Team is responsible for:

  • Theme generation
  • Artwork selection
  • Art handling
  • Exhibition installation
  • Public speaking
  • Project management

Spring 2023 Session: February 6th – June 6th

Applications close January 27 and invitations for accepted students will be sent out Feb 3. The application process will be more competitive than ever before and there are only 5 slots left.