Somerville Museum

One Westwood Road
Somerville, MA 02143
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Date Posted:
November 10, 2021

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Seasonal

Call for Community Curators

Description:
VIRTUAL INFO SESSION: Wednesday, 11/10 at 6pmRSVP: email info@somervillemuseum.org for zoom link
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, 12/30 by 11pm
The Somerville Museum is pleased to announce the fifth annual competition for Community Curators. Two finalists will be selected to install their proposed exhibits in the Museum’s gallery spaces. The chosen applicants will also receive a seed grant of $2,500 towards exhibition costs. All applications must be submitted digitally to info@somervillemuseum.org
The Museum welcomes proposals and encourages applicants to visit both the Museum and its website to learn more about the Museum’s wide-ranging exhibition history.
Qualifications:
Everyone is invited to apply. Learn more: https://www.somervillemuseum.org/community-curators
How To Apply:
RSVP to Info Session: email info@somervillemuseum.org
Application process: https://www.somervillemuseum.org/community-curators
Apply by:
December 30, 2021
Salary:
$2,500
About this Organization:
As the only membership supported, community-based cultural institution of its kind in Somerville, the Somerville Museum is the City's mirror, playing a central role in preserving the past, reflecting the present, and helping to shape the future of this diverse urban community of 76,000. Through its innovative programming, the Museum seeks to engage audiences in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators with the larger aim of fostering cultural education and understanding. The Somerville Museum presents exhibitions featuring local visual arts, history and culture in the context of neighborhoods and community, as well as musical and dramatic performance series; develops hands-on history learning projects in collaboration with the Somerville Public School Department; and is available as a meeting place for local historical and cultural organizations.