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Job - Curator, Monterey Museum of Art

Posted by April Steele • Thursday, May 26. 2011 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
The Monterey Museum of Art (MMA) seeks a dynamic and experienced museum professional to serve as Curator. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Curator will manage the permanent collection and develop and implement the exhibitions program to advance the Museum's mission and strategic direction. Additional job responsibilities include preparation of interpretive materials, public programs, working with the Executive Director to cultivate collectors, donors and artists for gifts to the collection, management of the curatorial department budget and supervision of the curatorial staff.

This position requires a MA in art history with a specialization in modern art, contemporary art or photography and 3-5 years of curatorial experience. Knowledge of the Monterey Peninsula Artist's Colony is critical. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to work independently, coordinate complex projects and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This is a full-time position with a benefits package.

Please submit resume and cover letter in confidence to: Curatorial Search Committee, employment(at)

No phone calls or applications accepted in person.

The Monterey Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Person: Curatorial Search Committee
Email Address: employment(at)
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