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Subject: Position at Indianapolis Museum of Art

Position at Indianapolis Museum of Art

From: Dorothy Alig <dalig>
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Costume and Textile Conservator
Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is in the midst of a physical
expansion that will include a major gallery space devoted
exclusively to the display of its significant collection of costumes
and textiles. The textile lab, one of the oldest in the country, is
currently accepting applications for the position of Senior or
Associate Conservator.   This individual will be responsible for
conservation, preventative care and research of the Museum's
collection of costumes and textiles.  The candidate will have a
minimum of five years experience from the date of graduation from
graduate school or finishing apprenticeship.  This position requires
knowledge of art history (with an emphasis on costume and textile
history) and familiarity with a range of exhibit mounts and methods.
Candidate will demonstrate artistic ability, knowledge of material
science, the ability to identify materials and determine their age,
and experience with a broad range of conservation treatments. Skills
in scientific instrumentation and photographic documentation would
be expected, as would strong computer skills.  The successful
candidate will demonstrate good organization, strong written and
oral communication, and research skills.

A complete position description is available by contacting Dee
Stewart in Human Resources Dstewart [at] Ima-art__org. The IMA is an equal
opportunity employer.

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