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Subject: Position at Kimbell Art Museum

Position at Kimbell Art Museum

From: Claire Barry <cbarry>
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2007
Assistant Paintings Conservator
Kimbell Art Museum

The Kimbell Art Museum seeks Assistant Conservator to care for a
collection of European paintings (1300-1946) that rivals in quality
and scope, although not size, the most prestigious art museums in
North America, and comprehensive collection of masterworks of
American paintings (1800-1964) of neighboring Amon Carter Museum,
with an opportunity to work on important paintings from other public
collections.  Completion of a conservation graduate program or
comparable training with at least one additional year of
professional experience required.

Responsibilities include care, examination, and treatment of
European and American paintings, as well as working with the
curatorial staffs of both museums and assisting in active loan and
exhibition programs.  Applicant should demonstrate both visual and
technical understanding of paintings, sound judgment, and skills in
treatments. Understanding of the care of museum collections is
important.  Knowledge of objects conservation and Adobe Photoshop an
advantage.

Beautiful, well-equipped studio designed by Louis Kahn in Kimbell
Art Museum, one of the most distinguished museum structures erected
in recent times; excellent library.  The Amon Carter Museum,
designed by Philip Johnson, recently completed a major expansion. In
addition to its extensive holdings of paintings of the American
West, the museum surveys the development of American art from
post-colonial times through the first half of the twentieth century,
featuring works by Homer, Eakins, Cole, Heade, Harnett, Peto,
Eastman Johnson, O'Keefe, Hartley, and Stuart Davis.  Both museums
offer a full program of loan exhibitions, publications, and
educational services to the greater Fort Worth/Dallas metropolitan
community.

Salary and title commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Full benefits.  Start spring/summer 2007 or by mutual agreement.
Letter of application together with resume should be sent to:

    Kimbell Art Museum
    Human Resources
    3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
    Fort Worth TX 76107
    817-332-8451

For information call

    Claire Barry
    Chief Paintings Conservator
    817-332-8451, ext. 215

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