The Fowler Museum at UCLA seeks an experienced, energetic, creative and team-oriented Chief Curator who has management responsibilities over the curatorial functions of the Museum, including the development and implementation of its exhibition program and the management of its collections using innovative approaches. The Chief Curator is also a specialist in either the arts of Africa, the Americas, or Asia and the Pacific, and has direct responsibility over the museum’s programming and collections in their area of specialty. read more »
We are looking for a research conservator to join an interdisciplinary team to take part in a ground-breaking investigation of a key aspect of Pacific culture.
The three-year research project, Situating Pacific Barkcloth Production in Time and Place, is being funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the National Museum of Natural History, The Smithsonian Institution. read more »
National Museums Scotland (NMS) in the Department for World Cultures is searching for a Principal Curator working on the collection of Africa, Oceania and Americas (with a preference for expertise in Oceanic collections). read more »
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, seeks an Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede Associate Curator for Oceanic Art who will be a full-time member of the curatorial team of the Michael C. read more »
The Institute of American Cultures, in conjunction with the Asian American Studies Center, invites applications for support of research on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders for 2014-2015.*DEADLINE:* Applications must be received no later than read more »
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis, and The Saint Louis Art Museum seek specialist in Oceanic Art, for a joint teaching-curatorial two-year position beginning July 1, 2014 (start date could be moved slightly later). The Fellow will spend two six-month periods working full-time at The Saint Louis Art Museum as an A. W. read more »
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN STUDIES. The University of Michigan’s Department of American Culture and its Asian/Pacific Islander American (A/PIA) Studies program seek qualified applicants for a tenure-track appointment in Asian American and/or Pacific Islander studies at the rank of assistant or early associate professor. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2014. read more »
The University of St. Thomas, Department of Art History, seeks applicants for a full-time, benefit-eligible, Art History Clinical Faculty member and Director of the American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas. The position is generally responsible for the supervision and development of the collection of the museum, for the development and mounting of exhibits, and for teaching art history classes and working with and training students as assistants with the museum. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.