Assistant/Associate Curator – Native Arts Department

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Curator for its acclaimed collection of American Indian art. The DAM has a long history of honoring American Indian art and is committed to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of these rich art forms for broad and diverse audiences in collaboration with Native American communities and artists. As one of the first art museums in the United States to collect American Indian material, the DAM now holds an encyclopedic collection of 18,000 objects representing the artistic traditions of tribes across North America. The successful candidate should be energetic, creative, outgoing, self motivated and interested in joining a dynamic team currently developing an ambitious program for an innovative new gallery of American Indian art and associated Center for American Indian art.

Education or Formal Training Minimum – M.A. in art history, anthropology, Native American studies or related field

Experience – Three years museum experience preferred; Record of exhibitions and gallery installations, as well as some scholarly and popular publications

This is a full-time position with benefits. The position title will be determined by the experience of the best candidate for the job. If you are interested in this position please email a cover letter, resume and list of three references to: hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2010

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