Assistant Curator, Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum (Lansing, MI)

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Curator.  Opened in 2012 at Michigan State University and designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, MSU Broad has emerged as a leading university museum devoted to the presentation and study of contemporary art and socially engaged exhibitions. This position will assist in conception, budgeting, research, development, planning, production, implementation, and interpretation of both collection-based and temporary exhibitions that explore the museum collections through the lens of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI).

The Assistant Curator assists the Senior Curator and Museum Director in lead museum exhibitions, curates collection exhibitions, and functions as program manager for assigned projects by preparing checklists, budgets, publications, installing exhibits, fundraising, giving tours, and participating in all other tasks related to creation and implementation of museum exhibitions and their accompanying curatorial programs. The Assistant Curator acts as spokesperson for the museum creating strong connections with network of peers and national and international artists. This position plays a vital role in the creation of exhibitions that ask challenging questions through engagement with art, community stakeholder expertise, and MSU faculty contributions.

The successful candidate will have deep understanding of the field of contemporary art and its current trends, a wide range of art historical interests and experience working with collections. This position will be responsible for disseminating the resources of the BROAD Art Museum to colleges, faculty, staff, students, key community stakeholders, and general public.

Complete details and application instructions can be found here.