Short-Term Residenctial Curatorial Research Fellowship in Arts, 2017/18, Yale Center for British Art, USA


Deadline:

January 11, 2017

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Curatorial Scholar Awards

Curatorial Scholar Awards are intended for curators who are based in museums in the UK and engaged in significant curatorial work in any field of British art.

Eligibility

Awards are open to curators in museums in the UK. Applications from curators at municipal and regional museums, and those with a demonstrated need for research funding, are especially encouraged. Applicants should be engaged in significant curatorial work in any field of British art. Projects are expected to relate to the curatorial responsibilities of the applicant and may include research pertaining to: online resources and cataloguing, collections interpretation and other writing projects, the development of exhibitions or collections displays, and related publications or collections development and object care.

Award Period

Awards are offered for a period of four consecutive weeks, which may take place between June 30, 2017 and July 1, 2018.

Travel and Accommodation

Awards cover the cost of travel to and from New Haven and provide accommodation as well as a living allowance. Recipients are required to be in residence in New Haven for the duration of their award and must be free of all other significant professional responsibilities during their stay.

Apply

The closing date for applications is Monday, January 11, 2017. Applicants should send a CV (no more than two pages) and an outline of the project (no more than three pages) that provides an indication of the resources to be consulted at the Center and anticipated outcomes. Two letters of recommendation, one of which should indicate the support of the applicant’s institution, should be forwarded under separate cover. Applications and references should be sent electronically to ycba.research@yale.edu (link sends e-mail). Please state “Curatorial Awards” in the subject line.

For further information, please contact Martina Droth, Deputy Director of Research and Curator of Sculpture, Yale Center for British Art (martina.droth@yale.edu (link sends e-mail)).

Projects are expected to pertain to the curatorial responsibilities of the applicant and may include research pertaining to: online resources and cataloguing, collections interpretation and other writing projects, the development of exhibitions or collections displays and related publications, or collections development and object care. The Center’s collections comprise major holdings in British paintings, sculpture, and works on paper, as well as rare books, manuscripts, and a wide range of primary and secondary materials relating to all areas of the field.

The Center’s collections are accessible online .

Awards are for a duration of four weeks, which may take place between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. Accommodation, travel to and from New Haven, and a living allowance are provided. 

Applications and references should be sent electronically to:

ycba.research@yale.edu. Please include “Curatorial Awards” in the subject line.

Questions may be directed to:

Martina Droth, Deputy Director of Research and Curator of Sculpture, Yale Center for British Art

The deadline for applications is January 11, 2017.

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This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

http://britishart.yale.edu/research/residential-scholar-awards/curatorial-scholar-awards



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