The Curatorial Assistant (CA) is vital to all curatorial matters at
the Tang, including research for exhibitions and collections;
writing texts for exhibitions, catalogues, and the website;
coordinating artist visits; and supporting the production and
distribution of publications.
The CA collaborates with faculty and students to teach with the
museum through class visits, class-based exhibition making, and
programming. The CA creates collection-based projects that
prioritize artists and ideas focused on diversity, access, and
racial justice as part of our commitment to Skidmore’s broader
institutional diversity efforts. The CA mentors, trains, and
oversees student interns in pre-professional museum roles within
the curatorial department.
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Art History, Museum Studies, or
other relevant subject is required, Master of Arts preferred.
Focus in contemporary art and curatorial studies along with 2+
years of work experience. Excellent computer skills, research,
writing, and editing experience needed. Strong organizational
skills and attention to detail is a must. Experience installing and
designing exhibitions and working with living artists is
Required documents needed to apply:
- On-line application
- Cover Letter
- List of Three References
Commensurate with experience
In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of
COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members
of the College community from infection, successful candidates will
be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of
employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a
medical condition or sincerely religious belief or
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community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not
discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of
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background check result.
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