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Opportunity: Sophie Davis Curatorial Fellowship

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Sunday, March 6. 2011 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The application date for this opportunity has passed.

The Norton Museum in West Palm Beach, Florida is accepting applications for the new position of Sophie Davis Curatorial Fellow which is funded by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund, Inc. and dedicated to the research and exhibition of living women artists. This appointment is a three year, full time position for a graduate student knowledgeable in contemporary art and committed to further study of this field in the context of an institution. The successful candidate will work with, and report to, senior curatorial staff with primary responsibility for conducting research and facilitating the organization of a series of annual exhibitions devoted to the artwork of living women artists. The Fellow will also respond to ongoing curatorial projects. The Fellow will have the opportunity to gain experience of the workings of the Museum and be responsible for initiating and organizing at least one exhibition for presentation at the Norton Museum. The Fellow will have the opportunity to travel and be expected to remain apprised of events in the field of contemporary art.

Job Requirements:
Demonstrated knowledge of essential methods to research contemporary art and artists; ability to write clearly and for a variety of audiences; familiarity with institutional procedures essential to the organization of exhibitions is helpful. Computer skills required include Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook; familiarity with the database The Museum System is beneficial. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are expected as is the ability to work independently.

The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact for more information on how to apply:
Contact Person: Jane Wattick
Email Address: wattickj -at-
Phone: 1-561-832-5196 Ext. 1112
Fax: 1-561-832-3517
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