John Walsh Fellowship in Museum Education – Yale University Art Gallery

The John Walsh Fellowship is a two-year fellowship intended for an emerging professional in the arts considering a career in museum education. Reporting to the Jan and Frederick Mayer Senior Associate Curator of Public Education and working closely with colleagues from the Education Department, other Gallery departments, and additional collaborators at and beyond the Yale University Art Gallery, the Fellow will be fully integrated into all aspects of the Education Department’s work, from planning to execution. S/he will gain broad-based experience in academic museum education over the course of the fellowship, including: K–12 public education; interdisciplinary and interactive teaching with objects; university-level outreach and teaching programs; execution and evaluation of educational offerings for various audiences; school, youth, adult, and community groups; and teachers, families, and adult visitors. Continue reading “John Walsh Fellowship in Museum Education – Yale University Art Gallery”

Joan Whitney Payson Fellowship in Academic Affairs and Outreach – Yale University Art Gallery

The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman–Joan Whitney Payson Fellowship is a full-time, two-year fellowship intended for an emerging professional considering a career in museum education. Reporting to the Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs and working closely with colleagues and collaborators across and beyond Yale University, the Fellow will gain broad, hands-on experience in interactive and interdisciplinary teaching with objects; university-level outreach and curricular programs; and the execution and evaluation of educational offerings for diverse audiences. The Fellow will participate in the rigorous Wurtele Gallery Teacher training program and learn from museum educators about art-based pedagogies and the collection. Continue reading “Joan Whitney Payson Fellowship in Academic Affairs and Outreach – Yale University Art Gallery”

Jock Reynolds Fellowship in Public Programs – Yale University Art Gallery

The Jock Reynolds Fellowship is a two-year fellowship intended for an emerging arts professional considering a career in museum education with a focus on public programs. Yale University Art Gallery programs connect curricular, co-curricular, and community initiatives and interests through a wide range of engagement opportunities, including in-gallery artist and scholar talks, conversations, studio workshops, performances, poetry readings, film screenings, and scholarly lectures. Reporting to the Associate Curator of Programs and working collaboratively across the Education Department, other Gallery departments, Yale University, and the greater New Haven community, the Fellow will gain broad-based experience in museum programs. The Fellow will participate in the rigorous Wurtele Gallery Teacher training program and learn from museum educators about art-based pedagogies and the collection. The Fellow’s work will involve: conceiving of, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs; research and writing; object-based teaching; encouraging varied and experimental approaches to learning and engagement; handling logistics and administrative duties; and welcoming visitors and representing the Gallery with our multiple audiences in the Yale and New Haven communities. Continue reading “Jock Reynolds Fellowship in Public Programs – Yale University Art Gallery”

Assistant Professor in Residence and Director of the Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery – University of Connecticut

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time, 10-month position in Art History at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence, as well as Curator and Director of the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, at the Avery Point Campus. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2019. Continue reading “Assistant Professor in Residence and Director of the Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery – University of Connecticut”

Curator of Education – Lehigh University

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Reporting to the Director, the Curator of Education is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the museum’s educational programming and visitor experience functions. The Curator of Education is responsible for growing an active and successful program of faculty, student and community engagement; and leads a wide range of learning opportunities across all audience types. As part of the senior leadership team, the Curator of Education supports the Lehigh University Art Gallery’s aim to be a vital and irresistible resource for the diverse and inclusive community at Lehigh University and Bethlehem, PA. Continue reading “Curator of Education – Lehigh University”

Maida and George Abrams Curator of Drawings – Harvard University Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums’ collection of approximately 12,000 drawings (from before the year 1900) is by far the finest drawings collection kept in any American university museum. The collection includes major masterpieces from the American and principal European schools, with strengths in Italian Renaissance, German and Netherlandish masters, 19th-century British and American, and 17th- and early 19th-century French (including the most extensive collection of drawings by Ingres, Géricault, and David outside of France). As a whole, the collection of European and American drawings at the Harvard Art Museums is one of the most comprehensive in the United States. Continue reading “Maida and George Abrams Curator of Drawings – Harvard University Art Museums”

Exhibit Developer, Art and Science – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

EXHIBIT DEVELOPER, ART AND SCIENCE , MIT Museum , to report to and work proactively and collaboratively with the director of galleries and exhibitions. Will be a member of the team that is planning the exhibitions for the new MIT Museum in Kendall Square, projected to open in 2021. Will be responsible for the ideation, development, and implementation of dynamic experiences that communicate concepts in art, science and technology; effectively interpreting contemporary scientific research and collections through art installations and/or the museum’s collections; and collaborating with curators, designers, and teams on re-imagining museum experiences.  Will use an integrated approach to conducting content research, leading visitor studies and exhibition evaluation, developing exhibition experiences, writing and editing, and ensuring that exhibition projects significantly enhance the visitor experience while successfully presenting the specific topic(s) and educational goals. The museum looks to convey and contribute to the unique problem-solving ethos of MIT with exhibitions and programs that exemplify the leading edge of knowledge, past and present.  To that end, the developer will work closely with a diverse group of scientists, technologists, curators, and practitioners on cross-disciplinary presentations. Continue reading “Exhibit Developer, Art and Science – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)”

Director – Schingoethe Center, Aurora University

Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision. Continue reading “Director – Schingoethe Center, Aurora University”