Director of Donor Relations and Planned Giving
Deadline: Friday, July 11, 2008
San Antonio's McNay Art Museum seeks an experienced individual to direct major donor relations and planned giving program. This positions requires professional fund-raising experience, excellent speaking and writing skills and a proven record of success to direct major donor relations and a planned giving program. Experience in fundraising for the arts and Spanish speaking ability desirable.The position has a competitive salary and excellent benefits. To apply please e-mail resume to email@example.com or mail to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 6069, San Antonio, TX 78209-0069.
Registrar/Exhibition Coordinator, Part-time
Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 14, 2008
Arthouse is looking for a registrar/exhibition coordinator. This position is responsible for all data related to artworks loaned to Arthouse and/or created for Arthouse. The Coordinator is responsible for creating, organizing and maintaining orderly forms and legal documents, registrarial and exhibition files, and all retrieval systems related to the following: loans, packing, shipping, inventory, insurance and storage. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for the care, custody, control and condition of all artworks at Arthouse at the Jones Center and those on tour under the auspices of Arthouse. The coordinator is responsible for organizing and coordinating all aspects of borrowing objects which include responsibility for handling and/or packing of artworks, processing insurance claims, making shipping arrangements (using local, regional, national and international vendors), processing incoming and traveling loans, and maintaining accurate checklists and catalogue information. The Coordinator works with artists who are making new works to be exhibited at Arthouse and assists in all appropriate aspects of the realization of the final artwork in situ. The Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of Arthouse’s Art On Tour program including creating prospectuses, identifying and contacting Texas venues, and following through regarding contracts, packing and shipping. This position reports to the Curator and works closely with the exhibitions team and other staff members. Two to three years registrarial experience is preferred. Application deadline: July 14, 2008 Please send cover letter and resume to: Elizabeth Dunbar Curator, Arthouse, 700 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701 .
Rights and Reproduction Manager
Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2008The Menil Collection is seeking a highly self-motivated, innovative individual to handle all aspects of rights & reproductions for the collection. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing internal and external requests for images of objects in the collection to be reproduced; initiating rights and reproductions contracts and invoices, establishing rates for usage, maintaining the database and files, and tracking transparency rentals and receipt of copies of publications; organizing, maintaining, and properly storing all Menil Collection visual resources, including transparencies, photographic prints, and digital images; assisting with new photography of collection objects as well as photography of objects borrowed for temporary exhibitions, as needed; assisting with copyright issues related to the reproduction of and filming of collection objects; working with various museum departments (including Curatorial, Membership and
Publications) to secure copyright permission for reproductions featured in Menil Collection publications; and, corresponding extensively with rights and reproductions patrons and copyright holders. Please send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, The Menil Collection, 1511 Branard Street, Houston, Texas 77006; fax 713 525 9476. Application materials may also be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2008
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art seeks an experienced professional to serve as director of its new 17,000-square foot facility in the Rio Grande Valley. At the southernmost tip of Texas, Brownsville is a rapidly growing city, with amazing wildlife and beaches, and easy access to Mexico. Founded in the 1930s, the BMFA is a regional museum with strong educational programs, an active temporary exhibition schedule, and a collection of 20th and 21st-century art emphasizing south Texas and north Mexico. This is an exciting opportunity for an articulate and energetic manager with a bold vision who can develop funding sources and oversee operations. The Executive Director is responsible for financial and personnel management, implementation of a growth-oriented strategic plan, and expanding the BMFA's programs. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, experience leading a non-profit organization, be an effective and motivational leader, and enjoy living in a multicultural border community. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred. For complete information including minimum requirements and job description, please click here
Exhibit Fabricator/Facility Supervisor
Deadline: Open until filled
The Exhibit Fabricator/Facility Supervisor provides building maintenance and acts as liaison with outside maintenance service providers. In addition, this position assists with exhibit fabrication building high quality, hands-on exhibit components, props, and furnishings for Museum galleries, exhibits, and traveling exhibits. For further information and application instructions, please click here.
Special Events Manager
Deadline: Open until filled
The Dallas Museum of Art is seeking a Special Events Manager to provide management, coordination and guidance to annual, high-profile Museum fundraisers, including the Art Ball. The primary responsibility of the position is to manage the overall planning and execution of the event, including the expectations of trustees and volunteer leadership. For more information, please click here.
Art Installation Workshop
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Terry Andrews will lead a free workshop on installing artwork in a gallery setting. Topics discussed will include proper handling, measuring and centering and typical hardware for a variety of hanging situations. This workshop will provide participants the knowledge they need to hang their own work at home or in a gallery setting. Individuals interested in volunteering to install work selected for The Big Show are encouraged to attend.
Balmoral Castle Scholarships 2009
Deadline: Saturday, July 19, 2008Artists’ residence Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral in Bad Ems, Foundation for Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate, which was founded in 1995, is a place of reflection, artistic production, discussion and meeting. It supports visual artists from all over the world by awarding artists-in-residence scholarships as well as one theory scholarship for a junior academic. The Künstlerhaus is publicly presented through lectures, concerts and exhibitions. Works by the scholarship holders are regularly shown in a relaxed atmosphere. The Künstlerhaus perceives itself as an intersection between the different kinds of art media and theoretical reflection but also as an intermediary between current and former scholarship holders. Balmoral intends to build a bridge between the artists' present and their future. For further details and application information please click here.
Ox-Bow Fall Residency
Deadline: Friday, July 25, 2008
Ox-Bow, school of art and artists' residency, is accepting applications for its Fall 2008 residency cycle. Fall Artists’ in Residence at Ox-Bow are given the time, solitude, and focus often unavailable to so many working artists. At Ox-Bow, artists can enjoy 24-hour access to their studios, and an inspirational setting, free from the expectations of commercial and academic demands. During the fall season, Artists’ in Residence have the opportunity to work in studios not available during the summer session. They also enjoy a more intimate community of like-minded, and diverse professionals. The fall season is also an ideal time to propose group or collaborative work. Applications for the fall Residency Program are due July 25, 2008. Click here to download the Application for the Fall Residency Program (2 pages).
Call for Artists
Texas Biennial 2009
Group Exhibition Deadline: Monday, June 30, 2008
The 2009 Texas Biennial is accepting submissions from artists living and working in Texas via the website, www.texasbiennial.com. All submissions will be digitally submitted online and artists of all medias are encouraged to submit. For further information and application instructions, please click here.