Exhibit Production Specialist – Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Position Summary:

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture are dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about HMSC’s mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website https://hmsc.harvard.edu/ Continue reading “Exhibit Production Specialist – Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences”

Director of Education – Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Spurlock Museum seeks a colleague with a talent for creating original programming, a love of world cultures, and a passion for engaging the public with museum collections, exhibits, and experiences. We value a strong commitment to ethical practices in cultural heritage management, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for collaborative work. The successful candidate will enjoy working in an environment that promotes innovation and experimentation and be dedicated to making the Spurlock Museum a welcoming and inviting space for our community. The Director of Education will have the opportunity to develop and implement new programming and methods of evaluation, mentor student and professional staff, and work collaboratively with staff and stakeholders to engage the University and broader community with the collection. Continue reading “Director of Education – Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign”

T. Barton Thurber Named Director of Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, has appointed T. Barton Thurber as its next director. Thurber currently serves as associate director for collections and exhibitions at the Princeton University Art Museum. He will succeed James Mundy, who is stepping down after twenty-eight years at the center, and will assume his responsibilities on August 5. [Artforum]

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”