Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Looking for a Curator

The Arlington Arts Center, a leading contemporary visual arts venue in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area, seeks a full-time Director of Exhibitions.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience curating and coordinating exhibitions, communicating with artists, and developing creative collaborative initiatives. Strong knowledge of contemporary art, particularly in the Mid-Atlantic region, is essential.

Candidate will also have experience drafting contracts and exhibition agreements, coordinating installation and catalogue production, writing exhibition materials, and using contemporary marketing tools. Technical knowledge of new media and software applications are key assets. This person works closely with the Exhibitions Committee, and experience working with Boards will be helpful. Superior grant-writing skills are also extremely desirable.

BA required, MA or MFA preferred. The AAC is a fast-paced environment with a small staff that values flexibility, a team approach, and a sense of adventure. This position includes benefits. Competitive salary.


Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

info@arlingtonartscenter.org, with “Director of Exhibitions” in the subject line, or by mail to:

Search Committee
Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington VA 22201

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