Senior Curator

Company Name: 

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center


608 New York Ave
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Contact Name: 

Dan Keegan


Job Description: 

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC), Sheboygan, WI, seeks Senior Curator to lead Curatorial/Collections Management departments at the premier institution dedicated to presenting, collecting vernacular art. JMKAC has achieved national recognition for innovative programs featuring artist-built environments, self-taught, visionary genres within the context of contemporary art. JMKAC budget is $9.6 Million and comprises 131,000 sq. ft. including a 77,000-sq.-ft. main building, 17,000 sq. ft. of galleries, 51,000-sq.-ft. offsite storage facility, theatre, performance and education spaces. Collection totals 22,000 objects. The Art Preserve, a new 58,000 sq. ft. collection and exhibition facility will open in 2020. Candidates should be versed in contemporary art and demonstrate genuine interest in art that is outside the mainstream. Responsible for 3 direct reports within a department of 12 and annual department budget of $556,000 (FY 2019). Position comes with competitive salary/benefits. Full qualifications/how to apply: Deadline July 22, 2019 EOE. Nominations welcome.