Chief Curator

Company Name: 

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712

Contact Name: 

Marilyn Hoffman and Dan Keegan


Job Description: 

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. Collaborate to develop a robust exhibition schedule, education and public programs in an environment that thrives on cross-department teamwork. Play pivotal role in setting strategies that shape visitor experiences, developing leading-edge programming, and building the art collection, especially in contemporary art. The Museum is growing and developing rapidly, piloting bold new initiatives with national and global impact. Must be collaborative leader committed to exploring evolving relationships between museums and their audiences. Minimum 4 years’ experience leading a curatorial department, or other significant relevant administrative/organizational leadership experience. Knowledge of museum/curatorial best practices. Full position description, how to apply at Apply by 2/1/2018 to Dan Keegan and Marilyn Hoffman at EOE. Nominations welcome.