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Employment Opportunity

Part-time Gallery Programming Coordinator

The Durham Art Gallery seeks a creative, passionate, and knowledgeable Gallery Programming Coordinator (GPC) to work with our small team in the organizational operations and development of contemporary art, education, and community programming. Leveraging industry knowledge, relationships and hands-on experience, the GPC will contribute to all aspects of the gallery operations and programming.


Reporting to the Executive Director, the GPC is responsible for the day-to-day gallery operations as well as fostering relationships with DAG members, community organizations, local schools, volunteers, sponsors, and donors. The ideal candidate will bring experience in contemporary art exhibition planning and creative educational program development.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume and a brief cover letter with the subject line ‘Gallery Programming Coordinator’ to

Join the Board!

Call for Durham Art Gallery Board Members

The Board has a particular need for individuals with expertise in the following areas:

  • Finance and accounting.

  • Experience with EDI initiatives and building inclusive communities.

  • Philanthropy, fundraising and advocacy.


The Durham Art Gallery is seeking qualified candidates to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors to help steer the organization on the path toward our next phase of development and growth. We wish to attract board members with diverse backgrounds and points of view so we can further expand representation of all members of our growing community. If you have an interest in community, culture, and contemporary art, and if you share our passion for the success of our unique public gallery, we would love to hear from you.


As a not-for-profit corporation, the DAG is governed by a volunteer Board of directors with a duty of care, diligence, and integrity. DAG Board members work together to oversee the strategic direction of the organization and to contribute to projects that support the Arts, Artists, and the greater Arts Sector. We Strive to be an inclusive and safe space for everyone, and we wish to accurately reflect the diversity of arts communities that we serve.


Director objectives and responsibilities:

  • Directors are encouraged to become familiar with and support the DAG mandate, programs and policies as  needed.

  • Support the organization's long range objectives and strategic priorities.

  • Regularly attend board meetings and contribute relevant skills and experience as required.

  • Ensure compliance with legislation and policies.

  • The board meets once per month for 1-2 hours (all meetings have an option to join virtual and/or in-person)

  • Participate in outreach and fundraising events and activities.

  • Champion the DAG mandate and foster a safe and inclusive community.

  • Ensure the organization's financial stability and overall performance.

  • Join and/or support committee meetings as required.


If interested, please email us at:


Volunteer with Us!

Join our dynamic team of volunteers and work with us as we engage and activate the community through art and culture. Share your skills, learn new skills, join the fun, learn or teach! We have something for everyone at the Durham Art Gallery.


Want to learn more? email us at:

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