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Assistant/Associate Curator for Southeast Asian and South Asian Art and Culture

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art seeks to recruit an Assistant/Associate Curator for Southeast Asian and South Asian Art and Culture.

The Assistant/Associate Curator for Southeast Asian and South Asian Art and Culture will be a member of the curatorial department, shaping the care, identification, acquisition, preservation, cataloging, exhibition, and interpretation of works of art. The candidate will be a national and international leader in the study and presentation of Southeast Asian art and culture and will support the South Asian collection at the museum. The candidate will perform scholarly research in preparation for publication and will furnish authoritative information on works in their field of specialization. They will develop original exhibitions and collaborate with curators on cross-departmental projects and research initiatives. The curator will also shape and implement engaging scholarly and public programs.

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