The incumbent works under the direction of the Curator of Exhibits and is responsible for designing, planning, organizing, and producing the visual information aspects of the museum exhibits program.
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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is seeking an experienced wooden boat builder with at least three years of teaching experience–middle school student experience preferred–as well as, program design/lesson planning curriculum management and delivery.
College degree or equivalent required. Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Google applications required. Organizational, problem-solving and leadership skills are essential, with excellent oral communication skills for interaction and program promotion to Museum visitors and the general public. Evening and weekend hours may be necessary.
Full time position with excellent benefits. Send letter with resume and references to Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD 21663, or email: email@example.com.
Submitted by Kristen Greenaway, July 27, 2015
This position is located in the Collections Management Section, Curator Branch, Collection Management Division, Naval History and Heritage Command located at the Defense Supply Center in Richmond, VA. The Curator Branch is responsible for the management of Navy properties of historical and inspirational value, including artifacts, shipboard equipment, ordnance, uniforms, photographs, and memorabilia. This responsibility encompasses accessioning, preserving, storing, accounting for, and loaning to eligible recipients the properties in the Navy’s historical collections.
The Victoria & Albert Museum is looking to fill a term position for an Ocean Liners Curator. Co-organised with the Peabody Essex Museum, Ocean Liners will be the V&A’s headline exhibition for spring 2018 and the first exhibition to fully assess the importance of the design of ocean liners. It will situate the ocean liner in a broad context, assessing its cultural significance by exploring all aspects of the design of liners from their maritime architecture and engineering to their interiors and on-board lifestyle.
We are seeking a practically minded and highly motivated curator with proven research and exhibition experience to assist in the development and delivery of the exhibition, publication and accompanying events. The successful candidate will co-ordinate research associated with the project, maintain a network of contacts and support the creative vision set out by the Lead Curators (V&A and PEM) to ensure a world-class result is delivered.
You will have demonstrable expertise in the history of 20th century design and an interest in engineering and the technological advances of the 20th century. You will also have solid experience of researching for and curating exhibitions for a public institution. Closing date for receipt of applications is midday on Monday 11th May. Interviews are likely to take place on 28th May or 1st June.
See http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/jobs/apply/ for application information.
Submitted by Dan Finamore, Peabody Essex Museum