Duties

Photography Aide: The Photography Branch offers a range of mission-critical work to Photographer Aides in three main areas: photography, photography Preservation and Archiving, and office clerical work. Operation of cameras and related equipment, and assistance to photographers on photography and videography shoots, sometimes on construction sites and on safety-approved scaffolding. Assistance with photo and video post-production, including color correction, metadata entry, editing rough cuts of video and sound, preparing image and other files for delivery both in both electronic and printed form. Work with Photography Archivist on a variety of projects with both digital and hard copy photographic materials, including preservation and conservation work (including scanning) of holdings in a variety of photographic media. Office Clerical Work involves assistance with inventory control, and handling incoming phone calls. Work occasionally involves lifting and carrying heavy equipment (up to fifty pounds) and may involve working in environmental extremes, such as

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Bloomington’s Fair of the Arts is returning to Showers Plaza every other Saturday from May through October for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, local artists can sell their art at the Tuesday Market at the Switchyard Park every other Tuesday from June through September. 

“A Fair of the Arts is meant to be an art fair for local artists who don’t have the opportunity to sell their goods at the higher level,” Bloomington City Community Events Manager Leslie Brinson said. 

Brinson said Bloomington has historically supported the arts, but the pandemic put a strain on local artists. She said she guessed artists didn’t have as much product as they usually made.

“We found certainly in 2021 that artists just weren’t making their art because there weren’t as many opportunities to sell it,” Brinson said. 

Brinson said artists have an opportunity to express themselves and their

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The Alachua County Library District will hold its eighth annual summer art show in early August virtually this year.

The art show, which will be an online collection, is open for submissions from people 18 and older until July 29. There will be no selection or judgement process as it provides an opportunity for art to be publicly featured by the library. 

Only two art submissions are allowed from each contributor, and each submission must be accompanied by a completed entry form. Digital art, photography, paintings, 3D art and any other mediums of art are accepted. 

“The library’s adult art show is an opportunity to share your works with the community, and to discover other local artists, and to put your work out there for a larger audience,” Rachel Cook, the public relations and marketing manager at the Alachua County Library District, said. 

Turnout for the art show has

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MUNCIE, Ind. — A special edition of First Thursday, Brink of Summer ArtsWalk, will celebrate the arts culture of Muncie on Thursday, June 3, with gallery openings, art sales, an outdoor movie and more throughout downtown Muncie.

Canan Commons will feature live music and performances from Masterworks Chorale, Muncie Ballet Studio, America’s Hometown Band Jazz Ensemble and Jacob Smith Ensemble, according to a release.

New this year, attendees are invited to participate in a Community Maypole Dance, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County and led by Muncie Ballet Studio. Maypole dances celebrate the beginning of warm weather. During the dance, “dancers” hold a piece of long ribbon attached to a tall pole and weave the ribbon around the pole as they circle around

Other locations and programming for the Brink of Summer ArtsWalk around downtown include:

After Hours Art Reels: Starting Thursday, Muncie Downtown Development

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