Earlham College invites applications for a long-term part-time position as the Curator of the Earlham Art Collection. This position includes roles of a Registrar, Curator, Preparator, and Educator. Continue reading “Curator – Earlham College Art Collection”
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|Posting Text||SCAD seeks a Curator to create compelling modern and contemporary art and design exhibitions. The Curator of SCAD exhibitions is an essential part of the SCAD Museum of Art senior team and provides support, leadership, and vision to all museum areas. Reporting directly to the head curator and in close contact with the executive director, the curator will research and conceptualize, propose, implement, and promote exhibitions primarily for the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah but also for all SCAD locations and exhibition venues as required in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia; Hong Kong; Lacoste, France; and off-site locations.
In this role, you will participate in the study of museum collections utilization and collaboratively contribute with curatorial staff to overall exhibition programming. You will work collaboratively with all museum and exhibitions departments including producers, art preparators, registrars, the museum operations team, and other university departments to maximize the outreach and impact of the exhibition program and to further the mission, vision, and values of the university.
You will develop proposals for exhibitions, including contextual research, conceiving ways in which these exhibitions could enhance the student experience; develop exhibition checklists for approved exhibitions; develop production plans; liaise with galleries and communicate effectively and professionally with prospective artists about exhibition spaces, logistics, and deadlines prior to the exhibition; design exhibition layout and personally oversee layout and installation of exhibitions; prepare talking points and supporting research for museum docents; prepare itineraries and host visiting artists and other guests; and conduct studio visits with artists as needed.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated professional, an excellent project manager, an outstanding public speaker, and a strong advocate for contemporary art. You will be expected to develop relationships with SCAD faculty in various departments, fostering dialogue to create shared goals for programming; develop and execute community-based and educational programs to complement major exhibitions; present curatorial talks and tours of exhibitions to the SCAD community, patrons, and public; conduct class visits as requested; and network with arts organizations and media as required. You also will demonstrate an extraordinary ability to plan and implement several exhibitions and programs simultaneously. Knowledge of and an interest in performance art, contemporary design, and related disciplines is desired. Specialization in curatorial fields such as Latin American, African-American, and Asian contemporary art is a plus, as are high ethical standards.
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|ADA TAG||To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.|
For more information and to apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/25087
Curator of Exhibitions – International Quilt Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Posting Date: 09/20/2019
Closing Date: 10/07/2019
Description of work: Responsible for the leadership and guidance of exhibitions team; identifying themes and organizing exhibitions; responsible for overseeing research and interpretation of the collection through exhibition; responsible for disseminating results of research through publications, exhibitions, lectures or other venues.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Fine Arts, Art History, Museum Studies or related field plus 4 years of experience directly related to the job functions required. Must have extensive knowledge of professional museum principles, practices and procedures, especially in a university setting. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface effectively and diplomatically with internal and external constituents including Museum staff, University faculty, community leaders and volunteers necessary. Record of strong management and analytical skills, both strategic and operational essential. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, as needed, required.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Fine Arts, Art History, Museum Studies or related field preferred. Five or more years of experience directly related to the job functions desirable. Knowledge of professional museum practices, preferably in an accredited museum helpful. Prefer experience working in an exhibitions department with experience in designing exhibition themes. Knowledge of logistics necessary to implement an exhibition from start to finish desirable. Five or more years of managerial experience in exhibitions department of museum helpful. Prefer formal knowledge of textiles and quilts. Proven experience in cultivating relationships, collaborations and partnerships with regional, national and international communities preferred.
Posted Salary: $52,000 minimum
For more information and to apply: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/66384