The Studio Museum in Harlem is accepting applications for The Robert Rauschenberg Curatorial Fellowship, a 12-month position designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to collection and exhibition management for a young professional who has demonstrated a commitment to the museum field, and specifically to artists of African descent. The fellow will work under the direction of the Director of Collection and Exhibitions on a wide range of tasks in support of projects ranging from the design of schedules for various exhibitions programming to spearheading collection stewardship goals oriented around permanent collection assessment and cataloging in preparation for the re-opening of the Museum’s first purpose-built facility. Some research and writing in service to the administration of programs, as well as designing charts and spreadsheets for data analysis will be expected. This fellow will work closely with the Director of Collection and Exhibitions to develop systems for exhibition and collection management that serve the diverse and novel programming generated by our curatorial team in addition to a cohort of Museum fellows.
The position will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to interface with various internal museum departments as well as connect with external partners engaged in many facets of museum work. Professional development opportunities will be discussed and supported according to the applicant’s interest.