Curatorial Mentorship Program
Company: Asian American Arts Alliance
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Association of Art Museum Curators & AAMC FoundationNew York, NY
10016DeadlinePosted May 11, 2022 The AAMC Foundation Mentorship
Program, launched in 2014, provides a formative leadership
experience for next generation curators across disciplines and
backgrounds. The Mentorship Program has welcomed Mentees across 28
U.S. States and 9 countries, with 77% securing new and/or elevated
positions since participating.The Program is for curators with a
minimum of seven years and a maximum of ten years of experience,
and provides opportunities to advance professional development,
investigate important issues in the field, cultivate strong bonds
with peers, and develop an independent working relationship with a
Mentor. Through a competitive, open application process, up to 10
Mentees are selected. All Mentees are provided funding to support
their participation in the program, including all travel and
accommodation components, a stipend, and access to the Art Curators
Conference.Do not delay in applying, start the process now. The
deadline will approach quickly.Program highlights include:
- Two-day In-person Learning Intensive: These two days,
in-person, in NYC, will engage with speakers and leaders for key
activities and tours. November 2022.
- Virtual Learning Residency: A virtual residency featuring a
combination of live and recorded content will serve as an
additional learning opportunity for the Mentee cohort experience.
There will be reading materials and videos to watch as part of this
program. January - February 2023.
- Interactive Workshop: The Mentee cohort reconvenes in-person at
the 2023 Art Curators Conference for an in-person workshop
facilitated by a guest speaker. May 2023.
- Partnership with a Mentor: AAMC Foundation pairs Mentors and
Mentees based on the Mentee's needs, field, location, and goals.
After an October initial meeting, the pairings are expected to have
a minimum of three video meetings between October 2022 and April
2023 and an in-person, multiple day visit between December 2022 and
April 2023. October 2022 - May 2023.
- AAMC Network Access: AAMC will arrange a 1-year membership for
each Mentee, giving full network access to all our professional
development activities and website, which includes professional
resources, webinar archive, field forums, and a member directory of
1,300 curators. In addition, mentees have free access to our Art
Curators Conference (May 6 - 9, 2023) in New York, NY, USA. At this
time, we are planning an in-person and virtual hybrid model event.
- Dedicated Mighty Networks Site: This online community is a
focused, interactive space for cohort communications and a homebase
for important program information, including the schedule with Zoom
links for residency sessions and a list of recommended reading,
webinars and other resources. Ongoing.Requirements
- Be an art curator at a nonprofit organization, with direct
responsibility for works of art. In addition, independent curators
and others that work a minimum of 50% of the time for/with
nonprofit organizations will be considered. You do not need to be
an AAMC member to apply.
- Have at a minimum of 7 years and a maximum of 10 years of
full-time experience (Fellowships can be included, if full-time.
Internships are not applicable.)
- Need to have had fulltime organizational affiliation within the
past 12 to 16 months.
- Can be from outside the U.S. *
- Commit to all program requirements at the time of application,
including all deadlines (non-negotiable), timelines, and
travelApplication InstructionsAll elements of the applications are
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 by 5pm ET.
No late or incomplete applications will be considered.
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