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Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Yale Center for British Art

Reporting to the Chief Curator of Art Collections, the Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs will be a key member of the Center’s curatorial team and will participate actively in a wide range of curatorial activities in the Department, at the Center, and in collaboration with other institutions across the University, as well as in the wider world of art historical scholarship. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs will oversee, steward, and develop the Yale Center for British Art’s collection of over 22,000 drawings, 40,000 prints and a growing collection of nearly 1,000 photographs, the most important collection British works on paper outside the United Kingdom. She/he is responsible for the administration and organization of the Center’s Study Room and management of the department’s curatorial assistants who support that space. S/he is responsible for the interpretation, documentation and growth of the Center’s collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs; will propose and execute temporary exhibitions as well as serve as in-house curator for traveling exhibitions from other institutions; will participate actively in the scholarly life of the Center by undertaking research and publication within the field of British art and may teach in the department of Art History; initiating research on acquisitions, loans, and on the permanent collection; fielding public inquiries; representing the department on Gallery and University committees. In keeping with the Center’s profile as a museum and research center, the successful candidate will have a proven record of scholarly research and publication in the history of British art and a thorough knowledge of the history of British art, especially of the long eighteenth century. S/he works with the senior leadership at the Center to cultivate prospective donors, foundations, corporate sponsors and related entities to support all activities of her/his departments, as well as the growth of collections.

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