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Subject: Fellowship at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Fellowship at Smithsonian American Art Museum

From: Helen Ingalls <ingallsh>
Date: Thursday, September 12, 2002
Sara Roby Objects Conservation Fellowship
The Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is currently accepting
applications for the Sara Roby Foundation Fellowship to be awarded
in December 2002 and begin in late spring 2003. The Fellowship will
provide excellent hands-on treatment experience through preparation
of a large number of objects for the Museum's Luce Foundation Center
for American Art, a visible storage facility to open in 2006. The
collection comprises the gamut of American sculpture, from folk art,
19th and 20th century bronze and marble sculpture, to contemporary
objects, and modern craft objects. The $20,000 stipend offers
opportunities for 2 six-month fellowships or a one-year fellowship.

Eligibility: Recent graduates of conservation programs and current
conservation students as well as motivated pre-program applicants
are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have excellent hand skills
and substantial experience working with art. Previous experience in
conservation is desirable. Fluency in English and good writing
skills are essential.

Application Procedure: Applications and supporting documents should
be received by October 25, 2002. Candidates should submit a
curriculum vitae, 2 letters of professional support and 1 personal
reference, and a short statement addressing the applicant's
pertinent experience and interest in the position to

    Lynda Roscoe Hartigan
    Chief Curator
    Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Washington, DC
    Fax: 202-275-1420

Due to ongoing disruption of Smithsonian mail service, applications
should be submitted by fax or express courier. Applicants will be
notified in December 2002 of the museum's decision.

Address for express courier:

    Lynda Hartigan
    Chief Curator
    Victor Building, Suite 9500
    750 Ninth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20001-4505

Email address for inquiries only: <hartiganl [at] saam__si__edu>

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