Curator, Illustrations

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Los Angeles, California

The Curatorial team at the Lucas Museum is tasked with overseeing the collection and its strategic growth, development, presentation and interpretation as well as related exhibitions and programs. Curators support and collaborate with the Museum leadership in developing and implementing a cohesive vision and strategy for the collections and exhibitions of the Museum. To achieve a balanced schedule of monographic, thematic, and traveling exhibitions, Curators will work cross-departmentally to propose large and small-scale exhibitions, collaborate with other departments to implement and communicate all aspects relating to these projects.


In coordination with museum colleagues, Curators will research and write scholarly publications and texts; assist with the development and growth of the permanent collection and represent the Museum by delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and in other ways that further the Museum’s mission. Curators with an area of expertise (e.g. Film, Comic Art, Illustration, Children’s Book Illustration) have the added responsibility of formulating strategies and suggesting the incorporation of that subject area into the overall exhibition presentations.


Education / Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with 7 to 10 years of experience is required;
  • or A Master’s Degree with 5 to 7 years of experience is required;
  • or A PhD with 2-5 years of experience is required.


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