Artistic Director

Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum

Riverside, California


As founding Artistic Director of The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum, work closely with RAM leadership and community partners in consultation with Cheech Marin to make the vision for this dynamic center come to life. With a deep understanding of contemporary and historic Chicana/o/x art practices, develop collection, exhibition, interpretation, and research strategies for the center. Strengthen relationships with universities and other educational institutions, identifying collaborative projects to enhance mission-driven work. With an entrepreneurial spirit, work with a small but dedicated team to build upon successes to expand base of supporters and community partners and sensibly scale-up programming. Collaborate with RAM’s exhibition, education, development, finance, and facility rentals departments as well as community groups to leverage existing programs and resources to uplift center’s values of collaboration, equity, inclusivity, dialogue, and resourcefulness. It is envisioned that this position will grow with the center.

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To apply: Interested candidates should submit a single PDF attachment that includes both a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. The subject line of your email should be: Artistic Director of The Cheech/your name. Thank you in advance for your interest in the Riverside Art Museum. Due to the volume of applicants, only candidates invited to interview will be contacted. Position is open until filled. Deadline to apply is March 30, 2021.