Recent Opportunities


Chrysler Museum of Art, Summer Fellowship

The Chrysler Museum of Art is seeking a current graduate student or recent recipient of a graduate degree to serve as a Summer Fellow for Summer 2018. The Summer Fellow will provide research and assistance for a forthcoming exhibition and catalogue devoted to the architecture of Thomas Jefferson and Andrea Palladio. Working closely with the project curators, the Fellow will carry out object research, manage checklists and loan requests, coordinate catalogue submissions, and other project related duties as assigned. The fellowship is for a term of 10—12 weeks to commence around May 21, 2018 and carries a stipend of $5,000—$6,000.




Carry out primary source and image research related to exhibition objects


Assist with checklist development and management


Develop and maintain research and object files


Assist with publication management to include image requests and research for the publication


Assist with organization of scholars’ colloquia


Carry out correspondence related to the exhibition, to include catalogue authors and colleagues at lending institutions




B.A. Required, Current Graduate Student or recent recipient of Graduate degree (M.A.) in Art History, American Studies, Architectural History or related discipline preferred


Excellent written, oral, and editorial skills


Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail


Reading and writing in Italian preferred


Excellent computer skills required


Previous museum experience preferred


Strong knowledge of early American history, architectural history, and/or Italian architecture




Please send a cover letter explaining your interest and preparation for the fellowship and a CV or resume to: Corey Piper, Brock Curator of American Art  




Applications due March 12, 2018, with notifications expected early April, 2018.


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