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"Call for Curators: The Aldrich Announces the Inaugural Hall Curatorial Fellowship 2006 - 07"
2005-10-10 until 2006-02-01
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is
pleased to announce the inception of the biannual Hall Curatorial
Fellowship, an eighteen-month curatorial fellowship for international
curators who wish to gain curatorial experience and professional
development in an American museum setting. The Hall Fellow will be
responsible for curating an original exhibition in keeping with The
Aldrich's mission of leadership in the exhibition of significant and
challenging contemporary art with an emphasis on emerging and mid-career
artists. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is located in Ridgefield,
Connecticut, 50 miles outside New York City.
Chosen by The Aldrich and an independent jury of distinguished art world
professionals, The Hall Fellow will work closely with the curatorial
department of the Museum. She/he will work together with The Aldrich's
curatorial director to develop the exhibition, organize its practical
details, and oversee its installation. She/he will collaborate with the
Museum's education, program, and publications staff to develop appropriate
complementary cultural and educational programming and ancilary brochures,
and to develop an exhibition catalogue to be published by The Aldrich.
To be eligible for the Hall Curatorial Fellowship, an applicant must be an
art professional with a focus on contemporary art, and a citizen of a
country other than the United States of America. The applicant must be
proficient in English, have prior experience as a curator or co-curator of
at least three professional exhibitions of contemporary art, and be able
to travel to the United States of America.
Only candidates who are resident outside the United States are eligible to
apply. The Hall Fellow will receive a stipend of $25,000 over an
eighteen-month period and a travel allowance of up to $6,000. The initial
fellowship period will commence on June 1, 2006, through December 31,
2007, and the exhibition will be on view from October 2007 through March
2008. The Hall Fellow will be expected to travel to and stay at The
Aldrich for an appropriate amount of time to successfully develop and
implement his/her project; however, the Fellowship is not a full-time
Applications for the Hall Curatorial Fellowship at The Aldrich
Contemporary Art Museum should include a cover letter stating interest in
the fellowship, an exhibition narrative proposal, budget, timeline, other
supporting documents, are due at the Museum no later that February 1,
2006. The application should also include a C.V. and three letters of
professional recommendation. Selected applicants will be invited for
interviews at The Aldrich during March and April 2006. For full
information and complete application materials, please visit
www.aldrichart.org/hallfellowship. Questions regarding the Hall
Fellowship should be addressed to email@example.com.
The Aldrich Museum is grateful for the generosity of Andy and Christine
Hall, who have endowed the Hall Curatorial Fellowship.
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