Job ID: 10961066
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Curator (Decorative Arts & Design)
Company Name: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Job Function: Curator
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Los Angeles, California, 90036, United States
Posted: September 20, 2012
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Master’s Degree
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Required Travel: 0-10%


Reporting to the Curator & Department Head of Decorative Arts & Design, the Assistant/Associate Curator provides specific expertise in European decorative arts before 1850. Areas of responsibility include exhibition development, writing for scholarly and general audiences, acquisitions and donor development. In addition, the Assistant/Associate Curator serves as the department’s liaison to collections management, conservation, education and other departments within the Museum.

The qualified candidate will have a master’s degree in Art History, preferably in Decorative Arts, with three to six years of curatorial experience. A record of publications, experience in exhibition organization, as well as administrative and public speaking experience is required. Enthusiasm for working with the collection’s broad span of periods and media (European and American, medieval to the present) is essential. A broad knowledge of European art, especially sculpture, is preferred. Please include a resume, cover letter and list of references by November 9, 2012.