Open Position: Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art, Princeton University Art Museum

Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art, Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum invites nominations and applications for the Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art.

This is an endowed senior-level position at one of the world’s finest university museums. We seek a highly accomplished scholar-curator with international standing in the field of European art to advance a curatorial vision for a university art museum with a deep and historic commitment to object-based teaching. While the position is open to anyone with scholarly expertise in European art from the medieval period to the present, preference will be placed on scholars working before the nineteenth century.

The Adler Distinguished Curator will work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment in a department with ten fellow curators to organize ambitious and innovative major exhibition projects; undertake significant object-based research and publications; conceive compelling installations from the collections; and teach one or two object-based courses each year to both undergraduate and graduate students. In doing so, s/he will advance Princeton’s national and international reputation as one of the world’s leading research centers for the study of art and art history. When the Adler Distinguished Curator is teaching, s/he will hold the title of Lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology. Continue reading “Open Position: Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator in European Art, Princeton University Art Museum”

Open Position: Assistant Director/Curator of Collections, Art Museum of the University of Memphis

Assistant Director/Curator of Collections, Art Museum of the University of Memphis

The University of Memphis is a public doctoral research university with its main campus in East Memphis, which serves approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.  The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) is a unit of the College of Communication and Fine Arts, which also includes the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music and the departments of Architecture, Art, Communication and Film, Journalism and Strategic Media, Theater and Dance.  It occupies a purpose-built space of about 10,000 square feet.  Continue reading “Open Position: Assistant Director/Curator of Collections, Art Museum of the University of Memphis”

Open Position: Director of Development, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston

Director of Development for the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston

The Director of Development for the Halsey Institute is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of the Halsey Institute’s philanthropic relationships and serves as a principal staff member in achieving the organization’s fundraising goals. Reports to the Director & Chief Curator. Continue reading “Open Position: Director of Development, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston”

Open Position: Curator of Academic Affairs & Community Engagement, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College

Curator of Academic Affairs & Community Engagement, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College

About Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College, founded in 1787, is a highly selective, private, liberal arts college known for academic rigor, opportunities for faculty-student research and its commitment to helping each student reach their full potential. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate students from throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Lancaster: A Great Place to Live!

The campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Lancaster, PA, a vital, historic city in a county of over 500,000 residents, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, D.C. Lancaster offers both a diverse, urban environment and lush, rolling farmland. Residents enjoy charming historic districts and historical landmarks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and dining and shopping to suit every taste. Continue reading “Open Position: Curator of Academic Affairs & Community Engagement, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College”

Open Position: Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University Art Galleries Department

Communications Specialist II, Texas A&M University Art Galleries Department

The University Art Galleries Department (UART) supports the educational mission of Texas A&M University by providing impactful visual arts experiences to diverse campus and regional community audiences. UART serves as steward of its collections, promoting arts advocacy and engagement across the university. UART operates two art museums located in the TAMU Memorial Student Center: the J. Wayne Stark Galleries and the Forsyth Galleries.

About the Position

The Communications Specialist provides direct assistance to the Forsyth and Stark Galleries in areas of public relations and public communications. Designs, edits and assists in the production of informational and promotional materials, presentations and special events. Writes, edits, and manages web content and social media. Continue reading “Open Position: Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University Art Galleries Department”

Open Position: Chief Registrar and Collection Manager, Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia

Chief Registrar and Collection Manager, University of Virginia Art Museum 

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The permanent collection of The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia consists of nearly 14,000 objects. In support of our academic mission, the Museum provides opportunities for study and scholarship through direct engagement with the collection and virtual access through digital resources. Our open storage and study areas the Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery, the Print Study Gallery, and Painting Storage offer further insight into the collection for faculty, students, and the general public. Highlights of The Museum’s collection include European and American painting, photography, works on paper, African art, Asian art, Pre-Columbian art, and Native American art. Continue reading “Open Position: Chief Registrar and Collection Manager, Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia”

Open Position: Art Gallery Designer, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University

Art Gallery Designer, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics, distinctive offerings and an undeniable spirit. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. Continue reading “Open Position: Art Gallery Designer, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University”

Open Position: Education Assistant for Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College

Asian Art Education Assistant (AMAM)

The Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College seeks a recent college graduate with strong background in Asian art history and gallery teaching to fill the position of Asian Art Education Assistant. This is a non-continuing, full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position with the potential for renewal up to one additional year. The position will report to the AMAM’s Eric & Jane Nord Family Curator of Education and has an anticipated start date in late September 2018. Continue reading “Open Position: Education Assistant for Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College”

Open Position: Assistant Registrar, Photography and Photographic Archives, Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at the University of Illinois

About the Position

The Spurlock Museum seeks a colleague with a talent for photography, a love of world cultures, and a passion for sharing their work with the public. We value a strong commitment to ethical practices in cultural heritage management, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for collaborative work. The successful candidate will embrace new technology and enjoy working in an environment that promotes innovation and experimentation. The Assistant Registrar will have the opportunity to develop the scope of the multimedia collection, determine new methods for increasing the accessibility of the collection, and create inspired programs designed to engage the University and broader community with the collection.

The Assistant Registrar, Photography and Photographic Archives will manage photography and the documentation, preservation, access, and distribution of the Museum’s Documentary Multimedia Collection, including rights management and copyright compliance according to professional standards and best practices. Continue reading “Open Position: Assistant Registrar, Photography and Photographic Archives, Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at the University of Illinois”