Associate Curator

A newly created position is available for an associate curator with particular expertise in the field of contemporary art. This curator will join the Whitney during a crucial moment in the Museum’s history, as it prepares for the inauguration of its new Renzo Piano designed building and the accompanying expansion of its program.

Art Opportunity previously on at Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, United States.
From Saturday 01 March 2014 to Tuesday 01 April 2014

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Reporting to the Associate Director of Programs, the incumbent will contribute to the advancement of the Museum’s exhibition schedule, focusing primarily on art of the past 20 years.

Responsibilities include:

Proposing large- and small-scale exhibitions and managing all phases of these projects
Writing scholarly publications and texts
Assisting with the development and growth of the collection, including acquisitions across media
Participating in fundraising and cultivation efforts
Consulting on press and marketing initiatives
Representing the Museum by delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and in other ways that further the mission of the institution

Requirements:

M.A. in art history preferred; strong knowledge of 20th- and 21st-century art, with expertise in international art of the past 20 years
At least 5 years of experience curating exhibitions, demonstrating aptitude as well as administrative and managerial skills
Scholarship in the field of modern and contemporary art; a track record of programming and publications