Curatorial Research Associate

Artis—Naples

Assist in the coordination of exhibitions and programs within the context of The Baker Museum’s ambitious exhibition program, overseeing and implementing all aspects of the planning process, including generating exhibition timeline and guiding the planning process simultaneously for several exhibitions at various stages of development.

Responsibilities
  • Possess a broad familiarity with the art of the 20th and 21st centuries

  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern museum principles and practices.

  • Undertake administrative tasks related to planning and production of exhibitions including drafting loan letters and forms; maintain exhibition databases, loan correspondence and exhibition files.

  • Conduct image research and obtain reproduction and usage permissions for catalog, internet and other sources.

  • Assist in preparation of exhibition texts, including labels and object lists.

  • Conduct research for future exhibitions in development including research on potential exhibition artists.

  • Research publications and online sources.

  • Coordinate annual Florida Contemporary exhibition and act as liaison with artists throughout the exhibition planning process.

  • Oversee the work of curatorial interns.

  • Observe safety requirements. Report safety issues and items requiring work orders to Supervisor or Security.

  • Work effectively with all Artis—Naples team members.

Requirements

Education/Experience

  • M.A. in Art History, Museum studies or related discipline preferred.

  • Minimum of two years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in the field.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Professional demeanor and diplomatic skills.

  • Ability to form and maintain successful working relationships with team members, artists, lenders, tour venues and other external contacts.

  • Proficiency in Spanish desired.

How to Apply

Interested applicants may apply directly online.

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Posted on February 25