Topic ID #38834 - posted 10/10/2017 1:25 PM

Interpretation and Visitor Experience Manager



dorisduke

The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking a dedicated, experienced, and creative museum educator to oversee audience engagement and visitor services at their three museum properties: Rough Point (Doris Duke’s art-filled Newport mansion), Whitehorne House Museum (telling the story of Newport’s renowned 18th-century furniture making tradition), and Prescott Farm (40 acres of green space in Middletown, RI, with ties to the American Revolution). The successful applicant will be passionate about art, history, and compelling storytelling and have a demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of different types of audiences. Master’s degree or equivalent experience required in Art History, Museum Education, Public History, Museum Studies, or related field. At least five years experience hiring, training, and evaluating educators and interpreters in a museum setting and a demonstrated commitment to object-based learning. Possesses strong knowledge of 18th- to 19th-century European and American fine and decorative arts, History of Collecting, American History; coursework or other experience in museum education. For more information, see https://www.newportrestoration.org/about/news/217-interpretation.    Please send a cover letter and resume to maeve@newportrestoration.org.  Review of applications begins October 22, 2017.  EOE.

 






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