Collections Curator

Company Name: 

The Art Complex Museum

Address: 

189 Alden St
Duxbury, MA 02332

Contact Name: 

Marilyn Hoffman/Connie Rosemont

Email: 

searchandref@museum-search.com

Job Description: 

The Art Complex Museum (ACM), Duxbury, located 35 minutes from Boston, features an esteemed and growing 8,000-object collection, a robust temporary-exhibitions program, 13-acre campus with outdoor sculpture, Japanese teahouse, and year-round community programming.  Seeking a Collections Curator to continue the legacy and mission of the founding Weyerhaeuser family.  The Collections Curator will collaborate on the exhibition, interpretation, scholarship and publication of the collection, which comprises American paintings, European and American prints, Shaker furniture/crafts, and Asian art, particularly modern Japanese ceramics.  Opportunity to develop significant collections-based exhibitions, including 50th Anniversary show for 2021; participate in acquisitions planning; enhance the stature of the collection by liaising with museums and researchers. RESPONSIBILITIES: organize collections-based exhibitions including loan/traveling shows; research and publish on the collection, collaborate on collections conservation and cataloguing; refine collections policy; prepare curatorial budgets, reports; work hands-on for museum operations. REQUIREMENTS: MA or equivalent in Art History in area of collection strength, or in Curatorial Studies. Minimum 5 years’ curatorial experience.  Excellent communication skills.  Must enjoy working as part of close-knit team at a community-oriented, small museum.  See details: http://museum-search.com/open-searches/. Nominations welcome.  TO APPLY: email cover letter, résumé, salary request, 3 references with contact information by 2/22/2018 to: searchandref@museum-search.com.  EOE.