24 Jul 2016

Full-Time Job Curatorial Assistant – Architecture and Design

MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art (Job Poster) – New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

Assists the department’s senior architecture curatorial staff in all areas of their responsibilities, including acquisitions, collections records, bibliographic and biographical records and files, research for architecture exhibitions and publications, loans, and general curatorial inquiries.
Performs work in relation to the care of the collection and arranges for custodial, registration, and preparation work as required by the curatorial staff in the maintenance of the collection in gallery, study, and storage areas.
Performs research for exhibitions, including research on artists, periods, styles, specific works, locations of works, on photograph sources, etc.
Assists in preparing catalogues and checklists. Coordinates and schedules work to be done, within the Museum and without, in such areas as conversation, photography, public information, matting and framing, construction, lighting, etc.
Assists with the preparation and installation of wall labels.
Conducts daily inspection of works on view in temporary exhibitions and assists with necessary follow-up arrangements.
Answers inquiries and conducts some gallery tours as necessary for visitors and the A+D Circle affiliate group.
Researches and catalogs the Museum collection and archives under senior staff supervisor and answers related inquiries from public and scholars.
Reports to senior curatorial titles.


Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, ideally in architecture or art history.
Some relevant work experience and competence within area of departmental interest.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and other standard office procedures and equipment.
Reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages.



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If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration, please choose one of the following options:
By e-mail: jobs@moma.org (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.



• Job Title: Curatorial Assistant – Architecture and Design
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art
• website: artjobs.artsearch.us/job-listings/moma-museum-of-modern-art-ny/
• Location: New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, assistant, curatorial, design, exhibition, MOMA, and museum. Location: New York.


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