The Special Exhibitions department is seeking a part-time Exhibition Assistant to assist with preparation of the upcoming exhibition “Classical Splendor—Painted Furniture for a Grand Philadelphia House.” The successful candidate will assist the exhibition curator by procuring and organizing any outstanding images for publication, completing select citations for publication, and helping to organize incoming loan files and paperwork. The Exhibition Assistant will also be expected to answer queries from various departments relating to the exhibition, update the exhibition module in TMS and keep object records up to date with the most recent information. This Exhibition Assistant will maintain the exhibition checklist, assist with opening events, organize research for archives, and assist with gallery changes that will occur due to the exhibition.
A qualified candidate must have Bachelor’s degree with a good knowledge of bibliographic citations. This position requires strong organizational skills and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will work 3 days per week, excluding Fridays. Please note that this is a part-time, temporary position expected to last 8-9 months.
To apply, please attach a cover letter and résumé to submit with your application.