Assistant Curator

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey, California


SCHEDULE: Full time, non-exempt
WORKPLACE: Hybrid (Remote and On Site)
DEPARTMENT: Collections and Exhibitions
REPORTING: Reports to MMA Executive Director
COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience

The Assistant Curator supports research and planning for current and future MMA exhibitions and public programs. Working closely with Executive Director and Exhibitions and Collections Director s/he is responsible for a variety of curatorial and museum administration tasks including research and planning of exhibitions, developing dossiers, data bases and budgets, managing contacts, meetings, and correspondence with artists, curators, collectors and colleagues; as well as coordinating public programs, the production of catalogs and other exhibition communication.

The Assistant Curator will gain significant experience in curating exhibitions and designing public programs, as well as in museum management and leadership including artist, curator and donor cultivation. The museum is actively advancing its programming and collecting using Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging goals, and this position will have an important role in identifying and vetting artists, curators, and exhibition proposals, as well as opportunities to propose and execute special events and exhibitions.

Read MMA’s Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging statement here: Policies | Monterey Museum of Art ( 

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