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at Frist Art Museum

Temporary Gallery Attendant

at Frist Art Museum


Job Summary

Gallery Attendant (part-time, temporary, Nashville Talent Payment)

Effective dates: May 20-August 25, 2024

Job Summary: The Gallery Attendant is a temporary, part-time, contract position, employed through Nashville Talent Payment, Inc. Weekday, holiday, evening, and weekend shifts are required. Reports to Guest Services Assistant Director.

The person in this position is responsible for facilitating visitor use of a virtual reality installation, in a chilled room, the VR installation is an immersive multisensory experience Shahpour Pouyan: Winter in Paradise, from May 23 – August 25, 2024. Additional duties may be required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Greets visitors and provides a warm welcome to Frist Art Museum guests.
  • Provide orientation to the experience of the VR headset.
  • Be prepared to discuss the artist’s work in the context of the exhibition.
  • Monitor usage, advising potential users that this technology is suitable for ages 13 and up.
  • Clean headsets and recharge the batteries between uses.


Education and Experience: High School degree required; BA in art or art history preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Skill in interacting with visitors in a friendly and informative manner.
  • Comfortable with all ages and abilities.
  • Familiarity with/ability to learn VR technology.
  • Standing for long periods of time.

Additional Information


This is a temporary, part-time, contract position. There are no benefits.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must be at least 18 years of age. You may download the application on the Frist website or send your résumé and references to:

Sheri Horn, Human Resources Director

Frist Art Museum

919 Broadway

Nashville, TN  37203


Fax: 615.744-3339


  • Date Posted: April 25, 2024
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: $16.00/hour
  • Working Hours: Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.