Museum Jobs & Internships

1.) The Seattle Art Museum is looking for an Asian Art Curator for a large collection which includes textiles. Masters required. Candidates should have an advanced degree in art history; two years of curatorial experience; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; fluency in Japanese; strong leadership, conceptual, and written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to work successfully with colleagues and museum constituencies; and a proven ability to handle a variety of tasks concurrently in a complex environment. Click here for more info.

2.) The Los Angeles County Museum of Art posted looking for Fall/Winter costume and textile department interns. Selected interns will assist the curatorial staff with handling, documenting, and researching objects while gaining greater knowledge and hands-on experience within a renowned encyclopedic collection of costume and textiles. The intern must commit to the completion of 240 hours of work throughout the semester for academic credit towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in art history, museum studies, or related field. Qualifications:Student currently enrolled in a bachelor or master’s level art history, museum studies, or related field program for an internship during the fall/winter 2008 semester. An academic concentration in costume and textiles is preferable.The ideal candidate is organized and self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work as a team player. This candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong working knowledge of MS Office. The ideal candidate must also be a strong researcher. Duties include organizing and documenting objects through the cataloging process, managing digital images for documentation, researching objects, handling objects and rare-books materials, preparing archival storage units, and other such assistance to the curatorial staff. Email with your CV.

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