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The Allen and Kelli Questrom Curator of Works on Paper

The Dallas Museum of Art seeks a promising and dynamic scholar in the field of art history to become the inaugural Allen and Kelli Questrom Curator of Works on Paper. We look to hire a team-oriented colleague who will promote, interpret, build, and care for all aspects of the collection, which encompasses works on paper from all collecting areas of the institution with strengths in prints and drawings from Europe, Asia, the Americas, and time periods from the 15th century to today. The Curator of Works on Paper will be an active participant in executing the Museum’s Strategic Plan, including diversifying and reinterpreting the collection through strategic acquisitions, gallery installations, exhibition development, publications, presentations, and audience engagement.

Candidates should demonstrate excellent research, writing, and speaking skills, as well as the ability to manage complex projects effectively and to attract as well as deepen relationships with donors and supporters. They should demonstrate a breadth of knowledge, connoisseurship, and experience in their specialty, as well as a willingness to gain new expertise. Candidates should be committed to exploring the changing nature of art museums and their relationship to diverse audiences.

Scope of Position:

The position of Allen and Kelli Questrom Curator of Works on Paper is a new position for the Dallas Museum of Art and will be responsible for directing the overall collections, exhibitions, programs, and material resources of the works on paper collection, comprised of almost 6000 works. Working in partnership with the Curatorial, Education, Exhibitions, Publications, Collections Management, Marketing and Communications, and Development departments, The Allen and Kelli Questrom Curator of Works on Paper will support the mission and artistic program of the Dallas Museum of Art and will serve as an advocate of the Museum locally, nationally, and internationally with a high degree of integrity and professionalism.

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