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Subject: Internship at Art Gallery of Ontario

Internship at Art Gallery of Ontario

From: Sandra Lawrence <sandra_lawrence>
Date: Thursday, March 12, 1998
Getty Postgraduate Internship in Paintings and Contemporary Art
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is offering a one-year advanced
internship in the conservation of paintings and contemporary art,
funded by the Getty Grant Program.

The intern will participate in the operations of a busy conservation
studio, dealing with loans, acquisitions, exhibitions  and the
permanent collection.   Time will be divided between the historical
paintings and sculpture collections (Canadian historical to ca 1960;
European Modern, 1900-1945) and the Contemporary collections
(Canadian and International, from ca 1960).  The intern will be
expected to undertake at least one special treatment or research
project relevant to the collection or to conservation department
initiatives. Applications are invited from new and recent graduates
of recognized conservation training programs, with specialization in
paintings and painted surfaces. A successful candidate who is not a
Canadian citizen may require a student visa.  Competence in spoken
and written English is essential.  The position offers a
remuneration of $34,000.00 (Canadian), with additional professional
development and research travel funding of up to $2000.00.
Anticipated starting date is September 1998.

For further information or to apply, contact:

    Sandra Lawrence
    Chief Conservator
    Art Gallery of Ontario
    317 Dundas Street West,
    Toronto Ontario M5T 1G4, Canada
    Sandra_Lawrence [at] ago__net
    Fax: 416-979-6670

Applications must include an introductory letter (including
telephone number, FAX and e-mail address where available), a resume,
transcripts of academic studies (unofficial copies are acceptable),
and three professional references, and must be postmarked no later
than  May 31, 1998. See also <URL:>

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