Curator of Art

Company Name: 

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Address: 

1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT 06830

Contact Name: 

Lora Urbanelli

Phone: 

6034327929

Email: 

Searchandref@museum-search.com

Job Description: 

The Bruce seeks a Curator of Art toward a bold new vision. This world-class community-based art and science museum is adding new galleries for its growing art collection, education, community spaces, and expanded storage. The Curator will help create a deeper, richer, more diverse collection and join the exciting inaugural installations for reopening in fall 2022.

The New Bruce will focus on global art from 1850 to today. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of modernism from Impressionism to global contemporary art, connections to artists, collectors and current issues, a wide intellectual curiosity and be open to collaboration, including exploring innovative ways to bring Art and Science together, creating a unique brand. Candidates should have a record of successful exhibitions and of cultivating donors and new gifts of art. With a focus on DEAI, the new Curator will participate in creating a fresh, outward-facing approach.

REQUIRED: No specific degrees required, but a deep knowledge of art, passion, curiosity, and communication skills essential. At least five years’ robust experience desired, including in public engagement, and a drive for addressing important issues of the day. Full details: http://www.museum-search.com/open-searches/.  Apply by 5/31/21 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com.  EOE.  Nominations welcome.