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Subject: Position at Menil Collection

Position at Menil Collection

From: Bradford A. Epley <bepley>
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2002
Objects conservator
The Menil Collection

The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, is seeking an Objects
Conservator. Applicants should have a graduate degree in
conservation or equivalent training and several years of working
experience, preferably in a museum environment.

The successful candidate will have a specialty while being
responsible for a diverse and distinguished group of objects in the
Collection.  The sculpture collection is especially strong in works
of the twentieth century and includes major pieces by Max Ernst,
Rene Magritte, Tony Smith, Cy Twombly, and John Chamberlain.  It
also includes masterpieces from antiquity and the tribal cultures of
Africa, Oceania, and the American Pacific Northwest.

The Objects Conservator will work in a small, active department and
must have the ability to carry out projects both independently and
in collaboration with colleagues in other departments. Under the
direction of the Chief Conservator, he or she will assume primary
responsibility for all aspects of the care of objects in the
Collection, including a number of significant outdoor sculptures.
The position will involve treatment, research, the supervision of
specialized projects, monitoring of environmental conditions, and
evaluation of preservation concerns in exhibition design as well as
collection storage.

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes excellent
benefits. Send resume and a cover letter to

    Elizabeth Lunning
    Chief Conservator
    The Menil Collection
    1511 Branard Street
    Houston TX 77006

Equal Opportunity Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:74
                    Distributed: Friday, May 3, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-74-033
Received on Wednesday, 1 May, 2002

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