Assistant Curator

Mingei International Museum

San Diego, California

Reporting to the Deputy Director & Chief Curator, the Assistant Curator serves as a key team member in the Museum’s exhibition, collections, and publication departments. The Assistant Curator liaises with other internal departments and provides support for multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. An ideal candidate will have had meaningful curatorial experience while working, volunteering or interning at a museum, arts or cultural center.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with exhibition preparation, cataloging and archiving
  • Perform exhibition and collection research
  • Provide support to all day-to-day aspects of the museum’s exhibition program
  • Provide support for researchers, scholars, guest curators, appraisers, and others as needed
  • Contribute content for exhibitions, publications, and newsletters
  • Coordinate with other museum departments (education, development, membership, publicity) on exhibition planning and updates
  • Support the education department initiatives and programs as they relate to exhibitions and the permanent collection

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