Curatorial Assistant – Architecture and Design
Assists department’s senior design curatorial staff in all areas of their responsibilities, such as acquisitions, collections records, bibliographic and biographical records and files, research for design exhibitions and publications, loans, and general curatorial inquiries. Performs work in relation to the care of the collection and arranges for custodial, registration, and preparation work as required in the maintenance of the collection in gallery, study, and storage areas. Performs research for exhibitions including research on artists, periods, styles, etc., on specific works, on locations of works, on photograph sources, etc. Assists with the preparation of catalogues and checklists. Coordinates and schedules work to be done within the Museum and without in such areas as conversation, photography, public information, matting and framing, construction, lighting, etc. Assists with the preparation and installation of wall labels. Conducts daily inspection of the works on view in temporary exhibitions and assists with necessary follow-up arrangements. Answers inquiries and conducts some gallery tours as necessary for visitors and the Friends Group. Researches and catalogs the Museum’s collection and archives under senior staff supervision and answers related inquiries from the public and scholars. Reports to senior curatorial titles.
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