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Blanton Fellow in European Art

Two year position within the Blanton Museum of Art curatorial team with a concentration in European Art with a specialty in Baroque painting and/or sculpture (specifically France, Italy or Spain, 17th - 18th century). As a fully integrated member of the curatorial team, the Fellow will concentrate on research for two different focus exhibitions centered around specific works in the Suida-Manning collection, Luisa Roldan's Education of the Virgin (ca. 1700) and Simon Vouet's Saint Cecilia (ca. 1626). The Fellow will work in the museum's Wilkinson Study Center for Prints and Drawings and assist with its active teaching program as necessary.

-Develop conceptual framework and respective checklists for two special exhibitions on permanent collection objects.
-Research potential loans.
-Write labels.
-Develop interpretive strategies.
-Possibly write an accompanying scholarly essay.
-Assist Prints and Drawings department.

Required Qualifications:
-Master's in Art History
-Specialty in Baroque painting and/or sculpture (specifically France, Italy or Spain, 17th - 18th century)
-Superior research skills
-Fluency in French, Italian and/or Spanish
-Excellent writing and interpersonal skills

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Advanced PhD candidate or PhD
-Fluency in several European languages
-Prior museum experience

Salary Range:
$35,000 - $40,000

Required Application Materials:
-Three work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
-Letter of interest

Please visit the 'External Link' below for more information and the application submission form.


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