Guest Gallery Curator

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is a private, independent institution anchored in the lovely Homeland neighborhood of Baltimore city with outreach programs in the state serving central and southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore. Founded as a Catholic women's college in 1897, NDMU now a comprehensive university, offers baccalaureate degree in the women's college and co-ed undergraduate programs for adults, and graduate programs through the School of Arts, Sciences, and Business; School of Education; School of Nursing; and School of Pharmacy.

Job Description

Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore is seeking a Guest Curator for a one-year, part-time appointment. The Guest Curator will work with the Gallery Director and report to the Chair of the Art Department. In addition to assisting the Director in planning and implementing the gallery's schedule of exhibitions, the Guest Curator will curate an exhibition for the University gallery. The Guest Curator will also work with the Gallery Director to gain knowledge of grant administration, curatorial practice, and arts management. The Gallery Director will support the successful candidate to: curate an exhibition; write curatorial statements for brochures, press releases, publicity material and social media, as well as prepare didactic test for exhibitions; present a curator's talk and organize artists' talks, assist with handling and installing art; develop special programming; and work with student gallery assistants. There may also be an opportunity for the Guest Curator to teach a course in the Art Department in their area of expertise.


An MFA, MA, or enrolled in graduate program in Art History, Museum Studies, or another visual art discipline. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage student assistants, work as part of the team and take initiative to work independently. Familiarity with gallery environment required.

Additional Information:

Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Greg FitzGerald, Chief of Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.

For all other employment inquiries, please contact Human Resources at 410-532-5898 or Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer.

All candidates must apply online and submit:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Questions can be directed to the chair of the art department at

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