Curatorial Assistant

The Syracuse University Art Museum seeks a temporary curatorial assistant to join its team. Reporting to the Interim Chief Curator, the incumbent will assist with conducting research and preparing written content to support SUArt’s exhibitions and programs.

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K-12 Engagement Specialist

The Syracuse University Art Museum seeks an accomplished educator to develop and lead K-12 engagement with Central New York schools for the special exhibition Homeward to the Prairie I Come: Gordon Parks Photographs from the Beach Museum of Art. On view from August through December 2024, the exhibition explores the work of Parks, a groundbreaking photographer, filmmaker, composer, and writer.

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Berenice Abbott Cataloging Spring Internship

Syracuse University Art Museum seeks a self-disciplined, organized, and detail-oriented individual for a spring 2024 semester internship (12 weeks). This internship will focus on the research, cataloging and potential rehousing of the Berenice Abbott collection, which totals over 700 photographic works.

Berenice Abbott (American 1898 –1991) was an American photographer best known for her portraits of cultural figures of the interwar period, New York City photographs of architecture and urban design of the 1930s, and science interpretation of the 1940s to the 1960s. The museum collection contains images from her Changing New York, Route 1, and Portrait of Maine series, as well as her portraits of artist.

The successful candidate will possess excellent art handling skills, a working knowledge of collection and accessioning practices as well as condition reporting, and meticulous attention to detail.  Completion of Museum Studies Course 607 (Collections Management) or similar and experience with The Museum System (TMS) database is strongly preferred.

This position would have a start date on/around January 22, 2024, and would require 8 hours per week, with a stipend of $1500.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by December 8, digitally to suart@syr.edu