The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Curatorial Fellowship is designed to provide in-depth curatorial experience for a recent graduate who has either earned a baccalaureate or graduate-level degree, with a concentration in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Africana Studies, Visual Culture, or a related field. During the 18-month fellowship, the candidate will work on a number of projects related to the Museum’s exhibition program and permanent collection. Applicants must be of culturally diverse background and should have a keen interest in curating, writing, and research, as well as knowledge of the contemporary art world.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in the essential activities of the department, which may include assisting the staff in the following areas: collection management, exhibition and artist research, and administration.
Assist with exhibition installation and documentation; research on the collection and for exhibition proposals for inHarlem programming; catalogue production; and the development of interpretive materials.
Provide support for the museum’s signature Artist-in-Residence program.
Work closely with other departments at the Museum, including Communications, Education, and Public Programs and Community Engagement, to gain an understanding of the balance between the public face of the Museum and its community.
Attend workshops, public programs, and professional development opportunities.
Other duties as assigned
Recent graduate in a baccalaureate or graduate program, with a concentration in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Africana Studies, Visual Culture, or a related field.
Must be of culturally diverse background
Must have a keen interest in curating, writing, and research, as well as knowledge of the contemporary art world
Must be able to manage multiple projects at once, with keen attention to detail and adaptability.
The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
The position is open until filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Curatorial Fellow” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls or faxes, please.