30 Apr 2018

Jobs Whitney Museum Curatorial Andy Warhol Project

Whitney Museum of American ArtNew York, New York, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: Open Until Filled – A full-time, temporary position for a Curatorial Project Assistant is currently available working closely with the Assistant Curator, and the editing and writing Team for the Andy Warhol Film Project in the preparation, revision, editing and publication of manuscripts and illustrations for the second volume of the catalogue raisonné of the films of Andy Warhol. The end date for the position is January 31, 2020.


Proofreading, reformatting, fact-checking and updating a major bibliography; updating and maintaining a data base of information about the Warhol films; maintaining and tracking 2,000 frame enlargements and photographs; exhibition research, loan forms and checklists; catalogue research (obtaining images and reproduction permissions; assembling back matter, etc.); compiling bibliographical archives; daily administrative support and other related duties.


  • B.A. in art history, film studies or related field (MA preferred)
    Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong writing, research, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience with manuscripts, fact-checking and proofreading
  • Experience with the film medium and digital imagery
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience with TMS, Microsoft Office and Excel preferred


Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the requirements of the job openings or internships. No calls, please.

The Whitney Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other factor prohibited by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

The Whitney Museum of American Art, founded in 1930 by the artist and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, houses the foremost collection of American art from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From her vision arose the Whitney Museum of American Art, which has been championing the most innovative art of the United States for 86 years. The core of the Whitney’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit American art of our time and serve a wide variety of audiences in celebration of the complexity and diversity of art and culture in the United States. Through this mission and a steadfast commitment to artists themselves, the Whitney has long been a powerful force in support of modern and contemporary art and continues to help define what is innovative and influential in American art today.

Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014

Opp Categories: + Curatorial. Opp Types: Jobs. Opp Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Income: *No Application Fee.

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