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Schedule a Tour

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery encourages educational institutions, non-profit organizations and collector forums to visit our gallery at 100 Eleventh Ave. Please contact the gallery with a requested time and date. If desired, we can provide a 10-15 minute presentation, schedule permitting, with 48 hours advance notice.

In May 2014, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery hosted The Lincoln Center's Middle School Jazz Academy, led by Lincoln Center Teaching Artists Warren Smith, LaFrae Sci and Eli Yamin with musical demonstration by Mazz Swift. The 6th, 7th and 8th graders played musical improvisations inspired by the exhibition on view on the view, Beyond the Spectrum: Abstraction in African American Art, 1950-1975 (January 11 - March 8, 2014).

View the Jazz Academy video here

View the exhibition here

Group tours may be no larger than 40 persons. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. We recommend 1 adult per 5 children. Backpacks, digital photography, food and beverages are not permitted inside the gallery. We request that cell phones be turned off during your visit.

To inquire, please contact info@michaelrosenfeld.com


Appraisals

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery can provide fine art appraisals for insurance purposes only. Appraisals are not to be used for tax purposes. Once Michael Rosenfeld Gallery has received recto and verso images of the artwork, artist name, title, date, medium, dimensions, provenance, and exhibition and publication history, appraisals will be completed in approximately 7-14 business days. The service fee is $250/hour with a $500 minimum.

Send materials to appraisals@michaelrosenfeld.com

 

If the artwork requires an appraisal for a donation, please send your request directly to the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) at adaa@artdealers.org


Rights & Reproductions

Founded in 1989, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery has maintained an extensive photographic library representing the breadth and depth of its history. Intrinsic to the gallery's mission, it is our desire to make images available for both non-profit and commercial projects.

Over the years Michael Rosenfeld Gallery artists have been featured on the cover of many fiction and non-fiction books, and have also been included in museum catalogues, educational textbooks, feature-length films and magazine articles.

 

To request photographic materials or permission to reproduce a specific image, please send requests via email to Dan Munn.

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery can provide high-resolution digital images and the rights to reproduce them in many cases. All inquiries are individually evaluated and will be responded to in approximately 7-14 business days. If your request is time sensitive, please specify your project deadline on the form.


Employment Opportunities

Chief Preparator

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is currently seeking a full-time Chief Preparator, who will lead and supervise a team in the execution of all exhibition installations/de-installations, client viewings, and art fair presentations, while effectively maintaining on-site and off-site inventory holdings. The gallery operates at the highest level of excellence, and this experienced preparator will oversee the following duties that include but are not limited to:

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Coordinates and maintains a strong team of full-time employees and part-time freelancers for daily practices and long-term projects, assigning daily tasks and monitoring workflow
· Proactively plans, schedules and manages part-time freelancers
· Regularly (re)examines working methods and systems. Recommends and implements changes, remaining up-to-date on institutional safety and industry standards
· Maintains and organizes inventory of equipment and supplies; coordinates timely purchases of required departmental supplies
· Works in tandem with in-house staff photographer to coordinate and facilitate all photography needs
· Executes daily maintenance of the physical space, ensuring that the public space, private viewing rooms, and offices are presentation ready at all times
· Responsible for maintaining and directing lighting throughout the gallery
· Facilitates local deliveries and client home installations
· Performs other duties as assigned

EXHIBITIONS
· Working with colleagues to coordinate all phases of planning and implementation, oversees and participates in the installation/ de-installation of all exhibitions at MRG, client homes, and art fairs
· For presentations, reviews all artwork in advance to determine appropriate installation gear, crates, mechanical supports, vitrines, pedestals, hardware, or other needs; coordinates the fabrication or purchase of these items as needed
· Supervises the occasional construction of temporary display walls and exhibition furniture, installation of all media equipment, lighting of exhibitions, and installation of graphics, including signage and labels

PRESENTATIONS
· Prepares and organizes for upcoming presentations and other gallery events by retaining a detailed calendar and to-do list
· Coordinates with Senior Staff to execute presentations and installations in a timely manner
· Provide in-the-moment fast-paced support for daily private client presentation, including quickly rotating works on view while clients are present

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
· Responsible for updating location information of artwork in the database
· Executes delivery of artwork to conservators, framers and warehouse
· Responsible for the safety and proper storage of all artwork

ART FAIRS
· Supervises and executes pack out for art fairs with overall supervision from the Associate Director
· Participates in the installation/de-installation of art fairs with some expectation of travel

WAREHOUSE AND STORAGE SPACES
· Assists the Registrar and Warehouse Manager with off-site inventory management
· Responsible for the upkeep and management of local storage units

QUALIFICATIONS
· BA, MA, or MFA in studio art, art history, architecture, design, or related field required
· Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in exhibition planning, preparation and/or management in a commercial gallery
· Thorough knowledge of Museum standards for packing, crating, handling, installing, and housing art
· Thorough knowledge of and hands-on experience with display, lighting, and media
· Framing knowledge or experience is preferable
· Physical abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, including working at elevated heights
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills; aptitude for quick learning, problem solving and teamwork, as well as informed on contemporary issues and artistic concerns

SALARY
Salary commensurate with experience

Please send your resume and cover letter to: mrgjobapplications@gmail.com
Please also include a detailed description of a project that you managed and executed successfully in a previous role. Include details of the conception, execution, and why you believe it was successful.

Part-time Freelance Preparator

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is currently seeking highly skilled part-time freelance preparators that are organized, detail-oriented, and motivated.

EXHIBITIONS
· Installation / de-installation of all exhibitions in the gallery, client homes and art fairs
· Assess artworks to determine appropriate installation gear, crates, mechanical supports, vitrines, pedestals, hardware, or other needs; coordinates the fabrication or purchase of these items as needed
· Maintain and manage inventory locations accurately within the gallery and at off-site storage

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
· Executes daily maintenance of the gallery and management of all physical spaces, ensuring that the gallery is fully functional and presentable
· Maintains and organizes inventory of all equipment and hardware. Coordinates timely purchases of required departmental supplies
· Ability to anticipate problems before they arise, creative problem-solving skills
· Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS
· BA, BFA in studio art, art history, architecture, design, or related field preferred
· 3-5 years in a commercial fine art gallery or museum
· Thorough knowledge of museum standards for packing, crating, handling, installing, and housing artworks
· Familiarity with security measures and loss-prevention techniques
· Physical abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, including working at elevated heights
· Professional appearance and demeanor
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills; aptitude for quick learning, problem solving and teamwork, as well as informed on contemporary issues and artistic concerns

SALARY
Salary commensurate with experience

Please send your resume and cover letter to: mrgjobapplications@gmail.com
Please also include a detailed description of a project that you managed and executed successfully in a previous role. Include details of the conception, execution, and why you believe it was successful.