Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Crystal Bridges seeks an innovative and collaborative Chief Curator with excellent leadership and management skills to lead the Curatorial Department as the Museum builds on its national reputation for collecting and presenting American Art. Partner with a talented staff presenting a robust exhibition schedule, education and public programs in an environment that thrives on cross-department teamwork presenting fresh perspectives on the visitor experience. OPPORTUNITIES: Play a pivotal role in setting strategies that shape visitor experiences, developing leading-edge future programming, building the historical and contemporary art collection, growing private funding, and cultivating donor and art-collector relations. Crystal Bridges’ breathtaking 201,000-square-foot facility is designed by Moshe Safdie and located in a park-like natural setting within the beautiful Ozark Mountain region of Northwest Arkansas. Open for 6 years, the Museum is growing and developing rapidly, piloting bold new initiatives with national and global impact. Visit: www.crystalbridges.org. REQUIRED: The Chief Curator must be a skilled leader and collaborative spirit who is committed to exploring the evolving relationships between art museums and their audiences. They will possess a supportive, flexible, and creative, risk-taking style that fosters teamwork and welcomes partnerships and innovation opportunities in a non-hierarchal work environment. Minimum 4 years’ experience leading a curatorial department, or other significant relevant administrative and organizational leadership experience. Knowledge of museum and curatorial best practices. Full position description, qualifications and how to apply at . Apply by 2/1/2018 to Dan Keegan and Marilyn Hoffman at . EOE. Nominations welcome.