The Chief Curator is responsible for 1) the overall development of the Museum’s curatorial programs; 2) the coordination of the museum’s exhibitions, research, publications, acquisitions, and donor contacts related to PAMM’s exhibitions and permanent collection; and 3) the conceptualization of curatorial integrated programs to enrich and expand cultural opportunities for the museum’s diverse audiences.
The Chief Curator delegates curatorial and administrative duties to respective staff, as appropriate. The Chief Curator leads the collegial process by which the curatorial staff research, develop and realize the annual exhibition schedule programs in support of the Museum’s mission. The Chief Curator collaborates closely with Collection and Exhibition Support staff, as well as outside curators and artists, to assure professional, efficient, and quality presentation of all designated exhibitions.
Represent the Curatorial Department in meetings with the Director to establish overall institutional policies.
Collaborate with marketing staff to select visual materials and develop texts for promotions exhibitions; assist in identifying exhibition promotion opportunities.
Develop and maintain relationships with members of arts community, including artists, curators, educators, writers, journalists, collectors, and cultural institutions.
Provide expertise and information to foundation relations for grant applications and for general fundraising activities, as needed. Help identify potential donors in conjunction with designated exhibitions.
Develop and participate in travel tours for Museum affiliates.
Act as liaison, or delegate staff liaisons in coordination with the Director, to the museum’s various affiliate groups.
Undertake appropriate tasks as assigned by the Director. Responsible for budget development and oversight on designated non-exhibition projects.
Performs other related duties as assigned.