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Eugene V. Thaw Fellowship for Collections Cataloguing

Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY, USA
Graduate, Postdoctoral, Predoctoral
14 November 2024

The purpose of this twelve-month position in the Department of European Paintings is to train students and emerging museum professionals in the practice of cataloguing works of art, including researching and compiling provenance information, exhibition histories, and bibliographic references, as well as documenting critical opinions from literature.

The fellow participates in a range of activities, typically focusing on a specific portion of the collection, and works closely with curators, conservators, and cataloguers under the direction of the Senior Collections Cataloguer.

Fellows are offered a salary and travel stipend.


Eligible candidates should either have completed their MA or be PhD candidates. A background in cataloging is helpful but not required. Basic language skills pertaining to the area in which the fellow plans to work are essential.


All fellowships must take place between September and August. Applications typically close in November. Candidates will be notified by February.

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