PCA&D announces curatorial fellowships to assist with ‘Bridging the Susquehanna’ exhibition

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

PCA&D is pleased to announce a call for two Curatorial Fellows to assist with planning and implementing the Bridging the Susquehanna traveling exhibition. The nine-month fellowships, supported by the Anne M. and Philip H. Glatfelter III Family Foundation, are an opportunity to work as assistant curators along with Lead Curator Ophelia Chambliss and PCA&D Director of Exhibitions Alex Schaufele. 

Preference will be given to candidates who are early in their careers or are interested in pursuing careers in Arts Management for the visual arts. Those chosen will receive a stipend of $2,000 each, and may anticipate dedicating 2-8 hours per week to program work and upward of 10 hours a week during installation. Applications are being accepted through September 28, 2023, for the nine-month (October 2023 through July 2024) fellowships. 

WHAT: Two Curatorial Fellowships, Bridging the Susquehanna traveling exhibition

DEADLINE TO APPLY: September 28, 2023, 11:59 pm EDT

In weekly gatherings, fellows will take part in research sharing that explores the inner workings of planning a traveling regional exhibition. 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in a gallery or museum career and an interest in the visual arts. Applications are requested from individuals who may have a full- or part-time job already and are interested in art, have created art, are practicing artists, or are curious about the curatorial process. Fellows will be full participants in preparing one of the two exhibition projects (one in Lancaster, one in York), including developing exhibition frameworks, creating the object checklists, determining layouts, preparing exhibition interpretation, writing for the exhibition catalog, and/or contributing written content for web-based platforms. Cover letters and statements must specify which project is most aligned with the applicant’s expertise and interests. 

All application materials must be submitted as PDF attachments to aschaufele@pcad.edu. No applications via postal mail or in person. 

For a fuller explanation of the fellowship, links to information about the review and interview processes, requirements, and application process, go to bit.ly/CuratorialFellowships