Apply to Join the CAA Council of Readers

Beginning this year, we are pleased to announce a new opportunity to help shape Annual Conference session content. In preparation for the 2020 Annual Conference in Chicago, the Annual Conference Committee will appoint a Council of Readers to read proposals submitted by CAA members and serve a crucial role in the review process.

The Council will be tasked with reading proposals within their specialty and will provide the knowledge and expertise of their fields to help shape the conference. Continue reading “Apply to Join the CAA Council of Readers”

Curatorial Associate – Northwestern University

The Block Museum of Art’s Curatorial Associate works closely with the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs on a range of matters related to the curatorial department. He/she assists in the preparation of materials for meetings including weekly curatorial department meeting and periodic exhibition committee meetings; assists with the tracking of exhibition proposals and related correspondence; assists with other correspondence as needed; and assists with scholarly research for acquisitions, exhibitions, and other projects. At times, under the direction of the department curators, he/she works on discreet and varied exhibition, acquisition, or program-related projects. These may include, but are not limited to, organizing materials for exhibition catalogues, researching and undertaking correspondence related to image-rights, assisting with the organization of scholar’s workshops, notetaking during meetings or workshops, and assisting with visiting artists. He/she handles other duties related to the daily functioning of the curatorial department as assigned. Continue reading “Curatorial Associate – Northwestern University”

Assistant Museum Preparator – Mount Holyoke College

Works closely with the Education department, and is primarily responsible for the physical retrieval, preparation, display and return of objects from the Art Museum and Skinner Museum collections used in support of the Museum’s “Teaching with Art” program.  Non-exempt 12-month benefited position with a 7.5 hour workday (9-5 schedule with ½ hour lunch break).  This position is grant-funded and is renewed annually. Continue reading “Assistant Museum Preparator – Mount Holyoke College”

Alan J. Dworsky Associate Curator of Chinese Art – Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums have a comprehensive collection of Chinese art. The museums’ holdings of early Chinese jades, ceramics, and bronzes are outstanding in both quality and depth. Other collection strengths include Buddhist sculptures, tomb sculptures, later ceramics and jades, rhinoceros horn carvings, and contemporary ink painting. Continue reading “Alan J. Dworsky Associate Curator of Chinese Art – Harvard Art Museums”

San Antonio Museum of Art and Trinity University Collaborative Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship

The San Antonio Museum of Art and Trinity University invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the history of art and material culture, awarded for the two-year period beginning August 2019. While in residence in San Antonio, the Fellow will hold department affiliation and joint appointment with Trinity University and the San Antonio Museum of Art, teach one course per semester, and have the opportunity for scholarly research in the collections of the San Antonio Museum of Art. We are especially interested in applicants in the disciplines of Oceanic and Aboriginal art, photography, and works on paper. Other areas of interest include Islamic art, Southeast Asian art, and American art. Preference will be given to scholars from underrepresented groups in the humanities in museums and academia.

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Communications Manager – Colby College Museum of Art

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 58 majors or developing their own. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships offer robust opportunities to prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby is home to a community of 2,000 dedicated and diverse students from around the globe. Its Maine location provides easy access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences. Continue reading “Communications Manager – Colby College Museum of Art”

Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship – The Art Institute of Chicago


One of the departments of Architecture and Design’s most distinctive collections is the complete works of visionary modern architect Bruce Goff (American, 1904–1982). This collection contains over 8,000 drawings and 400 paintings, a fraction of which have been fully researched, catalogued, and imaged. In recent years this collection, alongside the Goff holdings in the Art Institute’s Ryerson and Burnham Archives, has received significant scholarly attention for its diverse media and many avenues of potential inquiry for contemporary research. Continue reading “Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship – The Art Institute of Chicago”

Capital Group Foundation Curatorial Fellow for Photography – Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

Cantor Arts Center boasts a proud and venerable history. Conceived with the founding of Stanford University in 1891, the museum opened in 1894, serving the University and the broader community. The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake damaged the museum, necessitating its closure to the public. In 1995 groundbreaking for a major new wing and restoration of the historic building began in earnest with the revitalized museum opening in 1999 as the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for the Visual Arts. The Cantor offers approximately 50,000 square feet exhibition space, as well as classrooms and other study spaces for students and faculty. Continue reading “Capital Group Foundation Curatorial Fellow for Photography – Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University”