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April 13, 2021

Chief Curator and Director of National Academician (NA) Affairs, National Academy of Design (New York, NY)

The National Academy of Design seeks a dynamic, innovative curator of contemporary art to serve as Chief Curator and Director of National Academician (NA) Affairs. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Curator/Director of NA Affairs is a new position that will be responsible for oversight of all curatorial activities and serve as a primary point of contact for the approximately 450 living artists and architects currently serving as National Academicians. The Chief Curator/Director of NA Affairs is a member of the senior management team, and a key partner to the Executive Director in shaping the National Academy’s curatorial vision and developing the fundraising and communications to support it.

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April 13, 2021

Director of Development, National Academy of Design (New York, NY)

The Director of Development will be a key member of the new development team and will work closely with the Executive Director, the Deputy Director, and the staff to oversee a comprehensive fundraising plan to raise $2 million to support annual programs as well as special project funding for the Academy. The Director of Development plans, implements, and sustains a comprehensive annual fundraising effort as a part of a team that currently includes one full-time and one part-time staff member, but which is expected to grow. As an essential member of the Academy’s leadership, the Director of Development is instrumental in the Academy’s sustainability and growth and contributes to the strategic direction of the institution. The Academy is looking for a fundraising leader to accomplish the organization’s financial goals by fostering relationships with donors, funders, and stakeholders who are excited to support the Academy’s mission

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April 13, 2021

Assistant to the Director, Parrish Art Museum (Water Mill, NY)

The Parrish Art Museum seeks a personable, highly organized, and hard-working person to offer critical support to the newly appointed Director. They will play a key role in the day-to-day management and success of the Director and her office.

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April 12, 2021

Director & Curator of Public Art, Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy (Boston, MA)

The Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit responsible for managing all aspects of the public park, seeks a visionary leader for its award-winning Public Art Program. This Curator will take the reins from the founding Director and Curator of Public Art, under whose leadership the program has won six awards from Americans for the Arts, become a core component of the Conservancy’s mission and reputation, and led a cross-sector movement to reinvigorate art in public spaces throughout Greater Boston.

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April 1, 2021

Director of Development, Harlem Stage (New York, NY)

Reporting directly to the CEO/Artistic Director and working with the Managing Director, the DOD will lead and execute a robust fundraising plan designed to strengthen and expand all development efforts including increased donor engagement and support, cultivating and stewarding new donors, managing existing relationships and growing new relationships with institutional funders (foundation, corporate, government), and managing special events and the annual Gala.

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March 31, 2021

Exhibitions Manager , Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture (Bethesda, MD)

Bethesda-based arts organization seeks a full-time Exhibitions Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience in exhibition management, planning and design as well as management and promotion of visual art exhibitions/sales, including online, art galleries, crafts festivals or other similar activities. The successful candidate will also have experience in artist relations, event and gallery program production and coordination. The Exhibitions Manager will work closely with the Visual Arts & Education Program Director and various stakeholders to build a robust exhibition program that celebrates and promotes the diverse artistic talents in the DC metro area.

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March 31, 2021

Director, Indiana University Cinema (Bloomington, IN)

The IU Cinema Director will be a strong advocate on and off campus for IU Cinema and Indiana University. The Director will be a conscientious administrator with managerial expertise, operational experience, demonstrated success in fundraising. This individual will work effectively in a university setting and operate comfortably in the dynamic world of film and media. The Director will lead a high-performing staff to secure and strengthen IU Cinema’s now-established identity and culture.

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March 31, 2021

Regenia A. Perry Assistant Curator of Global Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA)

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts seeks a creative, dynamic, team-oriented professional for the Regenia A. Perry Assistant Curator of Global Contemporary Art. This newly created position will support the activities of the Department of Modern and Contemporary art, including acquisitions, exhibition development, gallery rotations, object labels, object files, research and archives. As the Museum has entered a phase of major expansion, this candidate will also help in the planning for the forthcoming Contemporary Art wing.

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March 26, 2021

Executive Search Consultant, Museum Search Reference (Greater Boston area/Remote)

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) seeks a Public Art Director (“Director”) to steward the City of Philadelphia’s Public Art collection of over 1000 works, believed to be one of the largest and oldest city-owned collections in the United States.

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March 26, 2021

Development Manager, Tudor Place Historical House & Garden (Washington, DC)

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden seeks a Development Manager. The Development Manager is an integral part of fundraising and communications activities at Tudor Place, including Annual Fund appeals, the Spring Garden Party, the membership program, and development events. The ideal candidate will be an energetic fast learner and creative problem-solver who enjoys working with a dedicated group of colleagues, members and donors — eagerness to participate in historic-house-related trivia games a plus!

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March 24, 2021

Public Art Director, City of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) seeks a Public Art Director (“Director”) to steward the City of Philadelphia’s Public Art collection of over 1000 works, believed to be one of the largest and oldest city-owned collections in the United States.

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March 24, 2021

New York-based gallery is seeking a temporary summer intern for their Aspen, CO location.

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March 16, 2021

Studio Team Member, Joanna Burke Art Consultants, Inc. (Playa Vista, CA)

Joanna Burke Art Consultants, Inc. creates collaborative art programs for all sectors: corporate, commercial, automotive, healthcare, hospitality, luxury residential, and maritime, on a local, national, and global scale. We are located in Silicon Beach at Playa Vista, CA.

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March 12, 2021

The Judy Chicago Art Education Award, Open Call (International)

The Judy Chicago Art Education Award, funded by MaryRoss Taylor, is a $2,500 prize that honors Judy Chicago and her pioneering work as an art educator. The award is open to scholars, artists, and educators creating projects based on research that incorporates any of the archives that are included in the Judy Chicago Research Portal, which was launched in October 2019.

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March 12, 2021

2D Visual Art Instructor, Idyllwild Arts Foundation (Idyllwild, CA)

Idyllwild Arts Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic, encouraging, and lively instructor to teach high school students in traditional painting and drawing techniques and conceptual advancement (beginning to advanced levels). As full time faculty and member of the Visual Arts department, this position will be responsible for the Drawing and Painting studios. Responsibilities include instructing students through the techniques of painting and drawing and providing knowledge and skills for students to build upon.

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March 9, 2021

Membership Manager, Bruce Museum (Greenwich, CT)

The Bruce Museum seeks a Membership Manager to lead the Membership program through a wide range of acquisition and retention programs. The role includes managing operations and correspondence; compiling monthly renewal, upgrade and conversion reports; writing copy for all membership collateral material; and creating and implementing strategic membership acquisition opportunities. The Membership Manager addresses all member queries with efficiency and sensitivity. The Membership Manager manages/maintains accurate membership records, including all membership gift entry, timely acknowledgements, revenue reports, list generation, and other reports as needed.

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March 9, 2021

The Douglas and Cynthia Crocker Endowed Chair for the Chief Curator, New Bedford Whaling Museum (New Bedford, MA)

The New Bedford Whaling Museum (NBWM) in New Bedford, Massachusetts seeks a Chief Curator for its endowed position to oversee a unique and varied array of collections and exhibitions and to lead the Curatorial and Collections departments and the Library. The successful candidate will be able to articulate a vision and strategy for public engagement through a wide range of exhibitions and programs. 

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Executive Director, Martha’s Vineyard Museum (Vineyard Haven, MA)

Reporting to the board of directors, the Executive Director will serve as a forward-thinking chief executive officer of the newly revitalized MVM, with overall responsibility for the execution of its mission and achievement of its vision. An outgoing leader, the Executive Director will be committed to museum excellence and possess a deep appreciation for the changing museum field, community engagement, and high-quality visitor experiences. This individual will represent MVM regionally and nationally to external stakeholders, constituents, and community partners. They will build excitement, provide leadership, and invigorate a strategic direction in support of MVM. Maintaining a high professional profile, the Executive Director will support growth in both contributed and earned revenue, closely collaborating with the board to complete the capital campaign while identifying opportunities for legacy and endowment gifts. The Executive Director will also partner with the board to cultivate relationships and financial resources that will ensure the success of an institution that serves as a symbol of community engagement and pride to the residents and visitors of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Executive Director, Public Art Reston (Reston, Virginia)

Public Art Reston is looking for a dynamic individual to manage this vibrant 501(c) (3) organization that serves a diverse community for whom the arts are fundamental to its lifestyle proposition. Duties include fiscal management, fundraising, community outreach and engagement. Position will provide coordination of community public artwork projects when and as they occur.

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Associate Registrar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY)

This position’s chief responsibility is to plan and organize the packing, shipping and insuring of loans to the Museum for domestic and international special exhibitions, in coordination with lenders, shippers and in-house Museum staff. The person best suited for this position is extremely detail-oriented, meets deadlines, and is a successful multi-tasker. Computer knowledge is imperative and fluency in a foreign language is a plus. Previous museum registrar experience in exhibitions is required.

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