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Exhibition Research Assistant, Prints and Drawings

6-month part-time assistantship for an early to mid-20th-century exhibition of a famed printmaker and draftsman


Assist Curator and Curatorial Assistant with implementation of exhibition
Provide administrative support in relation to the exhibition, including checklists and internal requests to Conservation, Registrations, Matting and Framing, Preparations, and other departments
Attend meetings and keep track of action items and to-do lists
Assist with development of educational programming (lectures, symposia and films)
Work with Curator, exhibitions staff, registration, graphics, and publications on installation schedule, installation design and graphics, and publication
Collaborate with public relations, development, and learning & interpretation staff
Assist Curator in preparing labels and didactic materials for exhibition
Support all learning & interpretation efforts including presentation of lectures, symposia, and films
Assist in training of docents
Provide exhibition tours, as needed, to trustees and groups

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Must have knowledge of printmaking and drawing (history and techniques).
Excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism to interact with a wide range of people at different levels of an organization.
Strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated presentation skills, including command of English and very good writing skills, with excellent grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.
Ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities, with competing deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proficient in MS Office Suite and database management applications.
Project management skills.
Experience in art history and visual arts highly desired.
Must be self-motivated, flexible, have a desire to learn, and willingness to manage multiple tasks in an active department.
Candidate should be reliable, punctual, and possess good interpersonal skills.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years of related museum experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Advanced degree preferred (M.A. in the History of Art - any area of specialization).

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Relevant research areas: North America, 20th Century

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