The only academic art museum in Oregon accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) features engaging exhibitions, significant collections of historic and contemporary art, and exciting educational programs that support the University’s academic mission and the diverse interests of its off-campus communities. The JSMA’s collections galleries present selections from its extensive holdings of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and American art. Special exhibitions galleries display works from the collection and on loan, representing many cultures of the world, past and present. The JSMA continues a long tradition of bridging international cultures and offers a welcoming destination for discovery and education centered on artistic expression that deepens the appreciation and understanding of the human condition.
The Museum Fellow will assist in all aspects of the curatorial and collections work of the museum’s programs for American and European Art, and global contemporary art. Work activities will include managing schedules and providing regular reports; assisting in exhibition preparations and curatorial work; assisting with the publications program; helping schedule and attend exhibition meetings; taking minutes, assisting with exhibition design, production, installation, and other tasks, as assigned. Fellows will also conduct research on the museum’s collection; write for didactic labels and catalogues and the museum’s website, and for PR and marketing materials. She//he/they will research works for acquisition and loan; prepare loan forms; and prepare materials for the museum’s Collections Committee