British Museum Seeks Getty Foundation Prints and Drawings Curatorial Fellow

The British Museum is seeking to appoint an 18-month British Museum-Getty Foundation Prints and Drawings Curatorial Fellow with a specialist interest in pre-1900 European drawings. The Fellowship is funded by the Getty Foundation as part of it’s initiative The Paper Project: Prints and Drawings Curatorship in the 21st Century.

The role will enable the Fellow to work with a curatorial mentor to develop and expand their knowledge and research skills in their specialist geographical or period field of pre-1900 European drawings, as well as to broaden their wider experience of the graphic arts, and curatorship in general, through the experience of being part of a curatorial team looking after one of the world’s largest works on paper collections. During their time in the Museum the Getty Foundation Fellow will be expected to research and improve the cataloguing and provenance history of a part of the Museum’s outstanding collection of ca. 60,000 pre-1900 British and European drawings, as well as playing their part in wider curatorial activities and duties of the Department and of the Museum.

Application deadline:12 Noon on Saturday 30 November 2019.

For the full job description and to apply, consult this page.