New Mexico Association of Museums

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Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Roswell Museum & Art Center, Roswell

The Roswell Museum and Art Center is seeking an energetic, innovative and collaborative leader to serve as its next Curator of Collections and Exhibitions to develop and implement a dynamic schedule of exhibitions, programs and research to engage and expand our audiences. Located in southeast New Mexico, the Roswell Museum and Art Center is a department of the City of Roswell and presents exhibitions, classes, planetarium programming, and special events related to art, history and science for visitors of all ages. It opened as a WPA Federal Art Center in 1937 and is among only a handful that are still in operation. The Museum houses approximately 8,000 permanent collection items, including the largest public collection of works by regional artists Peter Hurd and Henriette Wyeth; paintings by New Mexico modernists Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, among others; a significant collection of rocket-related items from rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard; and American West art and artifacts related to the Plains and Pueblo Indian cultures, Spanish conquest, and westward expansion. The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and application through the City of Roswell's website no later than Tuesday, June 26 at 5 pm.

Deadline for application: June 26, 2018


Executive Director, Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, Taos

The Executive Director will: manage all aspects of operations: Budgeting, exhibitions, development and maintaining TAM’s collection and physical campus; recruit, manage and train direct staff, volunteers & docents; prepare an annual budget with the Treasurer; monitor monthly financials budgets; oversee store revenue/expenses; develop an Annual Fundraising plan; take primary role in fundraising w/ Board of Directors & Development Committee. Seek and administer grants; oversee membership programs; seek ways to increase attendance and public awareness; oversee marketing and public relations for TAM; plan and implement an annual calendar of programs, exhibitions, events & community outreach activities; and oversee the preservation and maintenance of the collection and the historic Fechin House.

Please submit resume for consideration to: director@taosartmuseum.org.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Curator of 19th & 20th Century American Southwest Collections, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

The Curator of 19th and 20th Century American Southwest Collections, at the New Mexico History Museum plans, develops, researches documents and implements exhibitions and related public projects within the New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors, and serves as a resource for the historical review of exhibitions and program planned for the Historic Sites. The Curator works in close connection with Collections staff to ensure that the collections are acquired, preserved and accessible to the public.The Curator maintains accurate records, cataloging and care of collection in compliance with museum standards, develops and implements educational material used for training and outreach programs in conjunction with Education program staff at the New Mexico History Museum, and can serve as a resource for Monuments staff as well.

Deadline for application: Open until filled


Curator, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

This position will be responsible for researching and cataloging museum objects and artifacts, conducting exhibition research and curation, and responding to public and professional inquiries regarding the museum's collection. Incumbent will also work closely with museum leadership staff to plan/develop state of the art exhibitions in alignment with the museum's mission; produce written and other published materials that are related to the museum's collection/exhibitions; and coordinate multi disciplinary teams to ensure the exhibit development and production projects are finished within budget and in a timely manner.

Deadline for application: Open until filled


Anthropologist & Archaeologist, Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe

This position will conduct reviews of project proposals and plans, cultural resource survey, archaeological testing and excavation reports, ethnographic reports and environmental documents for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and State statue. Position will review assess the technical sufficiency of consultation reports and provides comments on the federal and state agency's determinations of historic property eligibility and project effects.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Hubbard Museum of the American West

Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso Downs

MAIL: PMB #149 1208 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 - 6762

EMAIL: mailto:contact.nmam@gmail.com

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