Open Position: Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) at Utah State University

Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) seeks a visionary Curator of Collections and Exhibitions specializing in Modern and Contemporary art with an emphasis on art and artists of the western United States. This position requires a commitment to the study, interpretation, scholarship, and publication of NEHMA’s collection along with object-based learning in an academic environment that is collaborative and integrates with disciplines across campus. The Curator will work under NEHMA’s Executive Director and Chief to curate ambitious exhibition projects, undertake significant research, develop a vision for collection planning, evaluate potential acquisitions, be a leader in the museum field and advance Utah State’s national reputation as a research institution committed to the study of art across all disciplines.

Applications must be made through the Utah State University portal, and the review date is September 14, 2018. Continue reading “Open Position: Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) at Utah State University”

Open Position: Associate Curator, Academic & Public Programs, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona

Associate Curator, Academic & Public Programs, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona

The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) at the University of Arizona, is seeking an experienced and energetic Associate Curator for Academic & Public Programs to create and manage multidisciplinary partnerships across university units and develop community outreach programming for a range of constituencies.

Collaborating with internal staff, faculty across campus, and outside partners, the selected candidate will facilitate the integration of the CCP fine print and archive collection into university curricula, programming for school & youth education, and adult learning opportunities. This includes working with curatorial staff to plan and interpret exhibitions in line with CCP core values and relevant to university teaching. The Associate Curator will be responsible for outreach to faculty, leading class discussions on site and off, and educating faculty on teaching strategies that enrich their curriculum and pedagogy.
At its core, the Associate Curator will help make the CCP a site of interdisciplinary and intellectual engagement where members of the UA community can expand on classroom instruction by teaching with objects and engaging with the Center. Ultimately, the incumbent will be expected to greatly expand the CCP’s public programming to best serve the regional community. Continue reading “Open Position: Associate Curator, Academic & Public Programs, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona”

Open Position: Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Collections, Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Collections-Davis Museum at Wellesley College

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College seeks a highly skilled and dynamic Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Collections. Reporting to the Director/Chief Curator, this position has both senior management and curatorial responsibilities.

The Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs/Senor Curator of Collections reports to and works closely with the Director/Chief Curator to oversee all curatorial matters at the Davis: defining direction for the exhibition calendar and collections growth (permanent collections galleries and temporary exhibition spaces; policies and procedures; surveys and conservation priorities; acquisitions including gifts and purchases); advocating for, coordinating, and realizing richly exceptional exhibitions, publications, and programs that draw on and expand collecting strengths, enhance the mission of the institution, complement curricular goals, inspire students and faculty, and heighten the visibility of the Davis Museum in the regional, national, and international art spheres. Supervises the curatorial team, including education and public programs, and administers the department, including budgets and planning; coordinates closely with other Davis Museum departments, including Collections Care and Management, as well as with faculty, students, and staff on campus. Continue reading “Open Position: Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Collections, Davis Museum at Wellesley College”

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: 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.

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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: 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: Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville at the University of North Florida

Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, University of North Florida

About the Position:

The Curator is a supervisory position which is primarily responsible for the advancement of the Museum’s exhibition program and maintaining a consistently high level of quality for the museum’s exhibition presentations. The Curator is tasked with creating and implementing a balanced schedule comprised of solo, group, and traveling projects. Among other responsibilities, he/she will propose large and small scale exhibitions, managing all phases and communicating all aspects relating to these projects; write scholarly publications and texts; assist with the development and growth of the Permanent Collection, including acquisitions across media; participate in fundraising and cultivation efforts; consult on press and marketing initiatives; and represent the Museum by delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and helping in other ways that further MOCA’s mission.

Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your
completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Heather Sloan at (904) 620-3226 or at heather.sloan@unf.edu.

Open Position: Curator, NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery

We are in the final stages of this international search, this is a “last call” for a Curator for our university gallery.  Feel free to write to me if you have specific questions about the role that aren’t covered below. – Maya Allison, Chief Curator, NYU Abu Dhabi

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The University Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is a non-collecting academic museum. Its exhibition program prioritizes curatorial, scholarly, and artistic experimentation, supporting publications and projects of local relevance and international significance. The program connects research and knowledge production, the region and NYUAD’s academic community.

The NYUAD Art Gallery seeks a curator to play a lead role in realizing its mission. The Curator conducts research and develops museum exhibitions that contribute to art historical interpretation and knowledge production. The Curator will also play a key role in generating outreach strategies, connecting into the university curriculum and out to the greater public, activating the exhibition content through programming, such as symposia, residencies, tours, and workshops. The Curator reports to the Chief Curator and Executive Director of the NYUAD Art Galleries.

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