Assistant Curator – Painting and Sculpture – USA

Assistant Curator – Painting and Sculpture
Job Description
Develops and stewards the collection. Conducts research on collection presentations and acquisitions, with a focus on work by black artists practicing in the U.S. and internationally. Contributes to exhibitions and publications program. Participates in donor cultivation and partakes in related activities. Keeps informed of current activity in the area of departmental interest through gallery and museum visits, publications, etc., and makes recommendations to senior staff. Represents the department on pan-institutional committees. Functions as a liaison with outside persons and organizations, and with other departments within the Museum. Reports to senior curatorial titles.
Master’s degree required, PhD preferred, with a specialization in the work of black artists and related historical and historiographical issues. Museum curatorial experience and proven expertise and judgment in a related field required. Demonstrated initiative and discernment. Expertise within area of departmental interest. Broad knowledge of the historical, modern, and contemporary art of all cultures. Experience with exhibition preparation, publications, acquisitions, and donor stewardship. Superior research and writing skills. Broad knowledge of office procedures and professional museum practices. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and desire to work collaboratively across Museum departments. In addition to your cover letter and résumé, please also provide the name/contact information of three references.
How to Apply
Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration, please choose one of the following options:
By e-mail: (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.

• Job Title:
Assistant Curator – Painting and Sculpture
• Job Type:
Full-Time Job
• Employer:
MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art
• website:
• Location:
New York, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, assistant, curatorial, exhibition, MOMA, and museum.

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