MIT List Visual Arts Center

20 Ames Street E15-109
Cambridge, MA 02139

Date Posted:
July 24, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Curatorial Assistant

CURATORIAL ASSISTANTList Visual Arts Center, to report to the director of exhibitions and curator and support the curatorial department and other staff on all elements of contemporary curatorial practice and exhibition organization. Will conduct bibliographic and other research related to exhibitions, publications, and other curatorial projects, which may include writing brochure and wall texts and preparing images and other media for interpretive content; communicate with artists, galleries, lenders, and other cultural institutions about all aspects of artwork presentation; generate and manage exhibition checklists; edit and coordinate object labels, wall text, and other didactic materials; and provide general administrative support as needed.

This is a one-year term position, potentially renewable for a second year.
A bachelor’s degree in art history, curatorial studies, or a related field. Knowledge of contemporary art is a must, as are excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be authorized to work in the US.
How To Apply:
Job ID: 16304 
Job Title: Curatorial Assistant
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Apply by August 3, 2018.
Apply by:
August 03, 2018
About this Organization:
The List Visual Arts Center is the contemporary art museum at MIT and is world renowned for its exhibitions, educational programs and scholarly publications. In addition, the List Center is the steward of MIT’s 3500+ permanent art collection and commissions new works through the MIT Percent-for-Art program, a collection of more than 60 site-specific major artworks throughout the campus.