Denver, CO
30+ days ago



The Vicki and Kent Logan Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

We have engaged DRG Talent Group. All candidates must go to the site list...The Curator will possess the following professional and personal qualities, skills, and characteristics:

MA or MFA is preferred

Minimum of 5 years of experience in museum curator role or equivalent professional experience; 5 or more years of experience managing teams and building and managing budgets

Strong national and international network of artists, collectors, and professional colleagues

Exemplary relationship-building skills; able to create and nurture partnerships with colleagues, artists and collectors and other institutions and external stakeholders

Authentic and personal commitment to elevating all voices, artworks and perspectives and strive to support racial equity; culturally responsive to issues and changes in the world with a keen ability to navigate and cultivate conversation through exhibitions

Demonstrated success and appreciation for fundraising; ability to galvanize support and generate excitement while effectively partnering with staff and stakeholders in the process

Substantial record of achievements in exhibitions, publications and/or publications editing; exemplary experience preparing and delivering lectures, conferences, panels, and workshops to the public, professional colleagues, and other groups

Experience in museum installations

Exceptional research, and verbal and written communication skills; including social media aptitude and compelling public speaking abilities

Clear communicator with superb negotiation, project management and organizational skills

A multitasker who is nimble and open to experimentation yet able to make decisions

Must be willing to travel (art fairs, artist studio visits, etc.)


The DAM prioritizes adaptability and a human-centered work environment. We are happy to consider adjustments to job responsibilities to ensure the right candidate will be successful.

We have engaged DRG Talent Group. All candidates must go to the site listed below to apply and to be considered.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We know there is no such thing as a perfect" candidate - Nor do we look for the right "fit" with us, we look for the add! We encourage you to apply for a role at the Denver Art Museum even if you do not meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We know that searching for a job can be stressful so we would like to give you an overview of the process to manage expectations. This role will require a phone screen, two interviews with hiring manager and panel that will be held in-person at the DAM with a presentation. This position will close on, and we plan to contact qualified applicants shortly thereafter.