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Fellowship at Indian Arts Research Center

From: Deborah Winton <iarc>
Date: Friday, January 21, 2000
The School of American Research, Indian Arts Research Center (Santa
Fe, NM) is now accepting applications for the 2000-2001 Harvey W.
Branigar, Jr., Fellowship in museum collections work.  The
competitive fellowship is awarded annually to a Native American
individual interested in developing his or her professional skills,
with particular emphasis on preservation and collections management.
Fellows will be involved in the day-to-day operations of the Indian
Arts Research Center and will work closely with staff and research
curators on special projects throughout their tenure. In addition,
they will be an integral part of the School's programs that support
Native American artists in their use of the collections.

The fellowship will provide an apartment and office, monthly
stipend, library assistance, limited travel funds, and other
benefits during a nine-month tenure from September 1, 2000 through
May 31, 2001.

In order to be eligible, applicants must have a Native American
tribal affiliation.  Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of
the information provided in their application as well as the
strength of supporting letters. Applicants must have at least a
bachelor's degree in art, art history, anthropology, history, or
museum studies, or equivalent training and experience. Applicants
must demonstrate a serious interest in a career in a museum,
cultural center, or similar setting. Preference will be given to
applicants with work experience in a museum or cultural center, and
to those who can demonstrate their ability to interact successfully
with a variety of scholars, Native American groups, and the general

For further information, please see
Application forms can be downloaded from
or write or call the

    Indian Arts Research Center
    School of American Research
    P.O. Box 2188
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    <iarc [at] sarsf__org>

Applications must be postmarked by March 17; the selection will be
announced in April.

Deborah Winton, Administrative Assistant, IARC

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:41
                Distributed: Thursday, January 27, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-41-031
Received on Friday, 21 January, 2000

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