The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is a seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Assistant/Associate Curator for its acclaimed collection of American Indian art within our department of Native Arts. The DAM has a long history of honoring American Indian art and is committed to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of these rich art forms for broad and diverse audiences in collaboration with Native American communities and artists. As one of the first art museums in the United States to collect American Indian art, the DAM now holds an encyclopedic collection of about 18,000 objects representing the artistic expressions by artists from tribes across North America. The Assistant/Associate Curator is a specialist in the academic disciplines related to the art of Native North America and should be creative, energetic, out-going, self-motivated, and collaborative.
The Assistant/Associate Curator reports to the Native Arts department head who together are responsible for the formation, care and study of designated art museum collections and serves as in-house subject specialist. Shares information in multiple formats with a variety of audiences.