The Cooper Hewitt Museum are Hiring!

November 13 2023

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York are looking for an Assistant Curator, Drawings, Prints and Graphic Design.

According to the job description:


Serves as the Assistant Curator in the department of Drawings, Prints and Graphic Design in the Curatorial Division. Ideally, he/she/they will have a demonstrated expertise in a core strength of the collection, for example, 18th-century French design and decorative arts, 18th-century Italian architectural drawing, or European ornament prints. Given Cooper Hewitt’s emphasis on the historic and contemporary continuum, it is essential that the incumbent have interest in modern and contemporary design and a solid knowledge of art and design history. The purpose of the position is to fulfill a full range of curatorial responsibilities within the department, including collections management, facilitating access to the collection, scholarly research, exhibition planning/production, publishing, and administration. The incumbent serves on museum and Smithsonian Institution (SI) committees as appropriate and as assigned. This position reports to the Head of the department and works closely and collaboratively with colleagues across Curatorial (including Conservation, Exhibitions and Registrar), as well as with those in Learning and Audience Engagement, Cross-Platform Publishing, and Digital and Emerging Media.

The job comes with a salary between $80,769 - $83,461 and applications must be in by 10th December 2023.

Good luck if you're applying!

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