Curatorial Assistant

The Clark Art Institute seeks an energetic and organized individual to serve as a curatorial assistant. The Clark, an art museum and center for research and graduate study, is located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.

The Curatorial Assistant reports to the Senior Curator and works closely with the curatorial team on developing, organizing, and implementing the Clark’s ambitious program of special exhibitions; performs curatorial functions for upcoming exhibitions including research, label-writing, and conceptualizing installation design; and researches new acquisitions and incoming loans. S/he will also assist with departmental administration. There may be opportunities to travel in the United States and Europe. The position is intended to serve as preparation for advanced careers in museum curatorial departments or for graduate study. The ideal candidate will have an MA in art history and a reading knowledge of French, Italian, and/or German.

This is a one-year position, potentially renewable for a second year. Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to [email protected], fax to 413 458 2582, or mail to:

Human Resources
Clark Art Institute
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267