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Curator of 3D Objects & Curator of Fine Art

Curator of 3D Objects & Curator of Fine Art

Minnesota Historical Society Job Location: Minnesota Apply By: Open until filled. Date Created: 01-24-2023

Curator of 3D Objects 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. EOE

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