Gallery 263

263 Pearl Street
Cambridgeport, MA 02139

Date Posted:
August 12, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Music and Special Events Intern


In addition to its life as an intimate art gallery, Gallery 263 is also a listening room that is proud to feature regional and touring acoustic acts of all genres. We host anywhere from 2-7 concerts per month. These shows typically take place on Thursday-Saturday between 7:30 and 10:30PM, with occasionally Sunday matinee or early evening shows. Applicants MUST be able to commit to running at least three shows monthly. Running shows at Gallery 263 is a terrific way to see some great music and meet some talented local artists!

In addition, our calendar is full of special events, including gallery fundraisers, artist receptions, film festivals, storytelling, stand-up comedy and open mic sessions. The Music and Special Events Intern will help to bring in new visitors and keep these programs running smoothly.

Hours for this internship position are flexible, and can range between 5 and 10 hours per week. The term of this internship is roughly September-December 2019, but may begin or end earlier depending on applicants' needs


• Running music shows (greeting musicians, preparing the gallery, collecting admission donations, closing down the gallery at the end of the evening)

• Assisting as available at special events

• Working with our Music Manager to gather information about our musicians to add to social media content and posts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)

• Publicizing events via social media and online listings calendars in coordination with our Communications Manager

• Posting physical flyers around town to promote events


• A confident and mature demeanor with strong visitor/patron services skills

• Comfort handling cash

• Interest in basic web design (Wordpress) and competency with social media

• Ability to work independently and display good judgment

• Creativity, friendliness, a sense of humor, and a positive attitude

• A flexible schedule, including some evening and weekend availability

• Interest in and knowledge of the local music scene strongly desired!

Extra responsibilities can develop based on the interests of the Intern, and could include putting together a music bill or festival, fundraising support, event photography, and grant writing.

How To Apply:

Please apply with a letter of interest and a one-page resume highlighting relevant experience. Save both as pdfs, address your letter to Alexandra Photopoulos, and e-mail them as attachments to, subject line "Music and Special Events Internship Fall 2019 - Your Name". It is highly suggested that you familiarize yourself with our organization and programs prior to applying.

Qualified applicants will be invited to interview on a rolling basis.

Apply by:
September 05, 2019
Course credit
About this Organization:

Now in its 11th year, Gallery 263 is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing the endeavors of artists and performers, while fostering public engagement, enrichment, and exchange. We are honored to provide a contemporary voice for the arts in Cambridge and beyond, while serving as the “living room” of our neighborhood. Through diverse programs including juried shows, artist-curated exhibits, music, dramatic arts, and residencies, Gallery 263 empowers artists and nurtures innovation. To find out more, please visit our website: