Icelandic Art Center
Icelandic Art Center
01. 08 2017
Yale University calls for curator

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

 

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

 

Curator of Paintings and Sculpture:  Reporting to the Chief Curator of Art Collections, and working alongside the Curator of Sculpture, the Curator of Paintings and Sculpture will be a key member of the Center’s curatorial team and will participate actively in a wide range of curatorial activities in the Department, at the Center, and in collaboration with other institutions across the University, as well as in the wider world of art historical scholarship. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Paintings and Sculpture will oversee, steward, and develop the Yale Center for British Art’s collection of over 2,000 paintings and 200 pieces of sculpture, the most important collection of its kind outside the United Kingdom. She/he is responsible for the installation, interpretation, documentation and growth of the Center’s collection of paintings and sculpture; will propose and execute temporary exhibitions as well as serve as in-house curator for traveling exhibitions from other institutions; will participate actively in the scholarly life of the Center by undertaking research and publication within the field of British art and may teach in the department of Art History; initiating research on acquisitions, loans, and on the permanent collection; fielding public inquiries; representing the department on Gallery and University committees. In keeping with the Center’s profile as a museum and research center, the successful candidate will have a proven record of scholarly research and publication in the history of British art and a thorough knowledge of the history of British art, especially of the long eighteenth century. S/he works with the senior leadership at the Center to cultivate prospective donors, foundations, corporate sponsors and related entities to support all activities of her/his departments, as well as the growth of collections.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2sjvbbJ.