Curatorial Assistant, Decorative Arts and Design - Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island

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Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

United States

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Detailed Job Description

In this unique curatorial opportunity the Curatorial Assistant in Decorative Arts and Design supports project-specific and day-to-day curatorial functions in the Department of Decorative Arts and Design, including: exhibition and installation planning, collection object and exhibition research, collection care, collection interpretation, department-related programming, acquisitions, departmental database entry, special projects, publications preparations, administrative activities, assistance with public inquiries, and teaching from exhibitions and the collection.  


Bachelor's degree in art history, or related field required; Master's degree preferred.

Knowledge of decorative arts and design required.

Office experience necessary, preferably in a museum, gallery, or related area.

Excellent writing, research, computer (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and museum database), and organizational skills.

Proven ability to collaborate and effectively communicate.

Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Curatorial Assistant, Decorative Arts and Design
  • Creative, studio-based education
  • Diversity & Inclusivity are fundamental
  • flexible thinking & risk-taking
  • Cultural Facilities / Museums
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description