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Job: Curator of Photographs, Orientalist Museum, Doha

Orientalist Museum in Doha has an opportunity for a curator of photography collection with several years experience to undertake the management of the museum collection.

Successful candidates will be required to manage the photography collection including, but not limited to, attention to proper storage and conservation needs and to research of the collection, incorporating new information into the museum database, exhibitions and publications; plan, design, and execute the photography exhibition program in collaboration with the Orientalist museum research team, plan exhibition installation design and assist with the actual installation as necessary; supervises presentation of traveling exhibitions scheduled by the Orientalist Museum. Conducts ongoing research on the Museum's photography collections. Works collegially with curators in overlapping disciplines on matters of mutual interest. Develops exhibitions and installations from the Museum's permanent collection. Conducts research, selects objects, and works with registrars on coordination of loan agreements, packing and shipping, and other exhibition details. Writes catalogues, brochures, and other publications; writes exhibition wall labels and extended object labels. Develop the photography collection as a research resource for local and international scholars. Work closely with the education department and supervise the docent training as it pertains to the interpretation of photography exhibitions. Foster collaborative projects within the museum and with international museums and related cultural and educational organizations. Perform other duties assigned by the Director of the Orientalist museum.


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