Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects

The Clark Art Institute, known for its dual mission as both an art museum with an exceptional collection of European and American art and as a center for higher education and research in the visual arts, is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects (title commensurate with experience.)  

The Clark is located in Williamstown, a community within the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. The Clark regularly collaborates with world-renowned institutions for its exhibition, publications, and visual arts research programs. It also has ties to Williams College through its joint graduate program and undergraduate internships. Williamstown is one hour from Albany, New York and three hours from Boston and New York City.

The Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects will work with the Senior Curator to conceive of and implement modern and contemporary exhibitions and programs. He or she will liaise directly with artists, galleries, estates, and lenders to commission work or secure loans for exhibitions; liaise directly with guest curators/collaborators; develop programs, publications, lectures and tours in association with modern and contemporary programs; work with the publications department on catalogues and brochures to accompany exhibitions and installations; and work with the advancement team to identify cultivation opportunities in line with modern and contemporary interests. 

Masters in art history required; PhD preferred. Candidates should have progressively responsible experience in the development of contemporary exhibitions, projects, and publications.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience along with your resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to: [email protected]. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.