• Application Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Company: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  • Location: Bentonville, Arkansas

This position serves as the curatorial and administrative assistant to the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Art Initiatives. The Curatorial Assistant is an integral member of the curatorial affairs team and will contribute to the division vision. A strong interest in and experience in American/Contemporary art is required. The successful candidate will have a passion for art and be very detailed oriented and organized.

Principle Responsibilities

  • - Assist with all art-related activities of Art Bridges, a collection-sharing initiative with the mission to share great works of American art across the country, especially with those who have had barriers of access.
  • - Assist with the office’s role as Museum Liaison to the University of Arkansas, contributing to collaborative partnerships and facilitating and maintaining internal and cross-institutional coordination between Crystal Bridges and the University.
  • - Ensure the office of the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategy Art Initiatives runs smoothly, including, but not limited to providing organization and tracking of projects and ongoing work; manage task pipeline; collaborate and coordinate across the museum and with external partners; scheduling meetings and travel; calendar management; responding to internal and external queries, maintain files, and preparing presentations.
  • - Assist with object and exhibition research and varied curatorial functions
  • - Prepare information and materials for varied constituencies
  • - Represent the office of Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Art Initiatives and serves as liaison for the office as needed.
  • - Assist with preparation, production, maintenance and monitoring of budgets and reporting activities.
  • - Coordinate department’s interns and volunteers.
  • - Perform additional duties as assigned.


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