Curator of 3D Objects
Curator of 3D Objects & Curator of Fine Art
Minnesota Historical Society
Job Location: Minnesota
Apply By: Open until filled.
Date Created: 01-24-2023
and a Curator of Fine Art
The Minnesota Historical Society invites applications for the full-time positions of Curator of
3D Objects and Curator of Fine Art . These positions play a vital role in developing,
documenting, interpreting, and growing access to and use of MNHS’s collections through
research, exhibits, education, and other forms of engagement.
The curators collaborate with MNHS leadership, the director of Collections, peer curators
and collections management colleagues, colleagues across the organization, and with an
engaged community of external stakeholders. They embed collections in the telling of
history and stories; and further the strategic priorities and the mission of the organization
related to transforming access, expanding authority and expertise, and creating a
sustainable future for the use, growth, and stewardship of MNHS collections.
Working independently as well as part of a team, the curators are responsible for collection
development, acquisitions, and engaging with collections holders, creators, and their
communities. They work with colleagues to steward and provide access to MNHS collections
through research, programming, and exhibits; communicate with donors about ongoing
collection needs and priorities; and offer intellectual guidance to Library catalogers, reference
staff, and other colleagues about new and existing collections materials. The successful
candidate should have knowledge of the relevant fields; a demonstrated interest in Minnesota
history, culture, and communities; and a commitment to and experience with fostering and
maintaining equitable and respectful partnerships within a large organization with a diverse
public. Apply online with a resume and cover letter at http://www.mnhs.org/jobs . Open until
filled - applications received before February 15, 2023 will receive priority consideration.
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