FAM Koch Curatorial Fellowship

Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

The Koch Curatorial Fellowship at the Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) is designed to launch emerging curators into substantial museum careers by providing an immersive educational experience in the Curatorial Department of a regional art museum. The FAM Koch Curatorial Fellowship is a one-year, full-time appointment for a recent M.A./Ph.D. in museum studies/art history. FAM Koch Curatorial Fellows participate in the full range of curatorial practice, including exhibition planning, design, and management. The Fellows will work with both historical and contemporary works of art, and engage in writing, public speaking, exhibition press promotions, studio/museum/gallery visits, research, curatorial planning, exhibition catalogue production, and administrative work. The Fitchburg Art Museum is committed to the future career aspirations of each Fellow. FAM staff will actively participate in job searches for Fellows with direct advocacy, references, and professional networks. The FAM Koch Curatorial Fellow will be paid a stipend of $30,000, plus full health coverage with an option to purchase additional family coverage. The fellowship will begin on June 1, 2016 and run through June 30, 2017. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, writing sample (between 5-15 pages), and the names and contact information for 3 references by email to Curator Mary Tinti (mtinti@fitchburgartmuseum.org), ATTN: Koch Curatorial Fellowship. The deadline for application is April 8, 2016. For general information about FAM, please visit www.fitchburgartmuseum.org. Posted on: 03/21/2016