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Fellowship at LACMA

From: Catherine McLean <cmclean>
Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2000
Textile Conservation Fellowship at the Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - 2001

The Conservation Center of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is
inviting applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Textile
Conservation. The fellowship, a full time position for one year,
includes a stipend of $23,500 plus benefits. A $2,500 travel
allowance for study/research will be allocated at the discretion of
the department head. It is available as of February 2001, or upon
consultation with the Head of Conservation.

The fellowship will be devoted to the study, examination and
treatment of textiles and costumes in the extensive collections at
the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The successful candidate will
gain considerable experience working on significant art objects in a
well-equipped, production-oriented textile conservation laboratory.
Conservation involvement in rotating exhibitions, special
exhibitions and loans will provide additional training
opportunities. Research projects are encouraged. Participation in
informal lectures, symposia, workshops, etc., will contribute to the
fellowship program as well as the opportunity to visit and
collaborate with nearby cultural institutions.

Eligibility: Candidates will be considered who have graduated from a
recognized conservation training program with a specialization in
textiles, or who have similar training or experience.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates must submit the
following material: 1. A curriculum vitae including basic
biographical information, current and permanent addresses and
telephone numbers, education, experience and interests. 2. Names,
addresses and telephone numbers of three references. 3. A short
statement of the candidate's interest and intent in applying for the
fellowship.

The above material should be sent to:

    Mr. Adam Kaplan
    Human Resources Department
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    5905 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    USA

Catherine C. McLean
Senior Textile Conservator
Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art


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