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Description: 
The Exhibition and Curatorial Project Manager will support the planning, organization and project management of exhibitions and curatorial projects at The Bass.

Essential Duties: 
Reporting to the Curator, the Curatorial Project Manager’s major responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the curatorial and collections team by managing the technical development of upcoming exhibitions and off-site projects
  • Managing the planning and logistics for exhibitions, including installation/de-installation, permitting, production, sourcing of materials and equipment, and hiring of art handlers and specialized contractors
  • Serve as primary liaison with artists for all technical and production aspects of exhibition, as well as booking travel and managing install calendars
  • Overseeing administration of departmental budget, including forecasting exhibition budgets, tracking expenses, and processing invoices and credit card charges in Financial Edge NXT
  • Creating, maintaining, and distributing accurate exhibition files, renderings, floorplans, and checklists
  • Assisting Registrar with shipping coordination and loan coordination
  • Managing equipment rentals, scheduling and managing of preparators and specialized contractors for exhibitions
  • Assisting Curator and Registrar in the planning and maintenance of exhibition schedules and timelines

Other Duties:

  • Assisting with Registrar with condition reporting and gallery maintenance
  • Working with Registrar to train GSA’s, guards, and appropriate staff on exhibition opening/closing procedures
  • Obtaining proper permissions for image reproductions for exhibitions
  • Obtaining information from artists or lenders to prepare labels for temporary and collection exhibitions
  • Preparing, proofread, and edit a variety of documents for accuracy, proper formatting, and grammar
  • Preparing materials for exhibition-related meetings and interdepartmental meetings
  • Assisting Registrar with collections management and maintenance of collection storage

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