The Noguchi Museum: Curatorial Intern

The Curatorial Department at The Noguchi Museum is seeking an intern for Fall 2019. Applicants should have a strong interest in the work of Isamu Noguchi, a background in Art History, Design History, or a related field, and strong research skills. Interns will be involved in a variety of projects in the department including research pertaining to upcoming exhibitions, publications, and the life and work of Isamu Noguchi.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with an interest in curatorial and registration work. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, strong writing skills, and word-processing skills on a PC platform. Additional experience with TMS and Photoshop is a plus.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with research
  • Miscellaneous projects relating to upcoming exhibitions
  • Organizing records and periodicals
  • Updating and expanding records in the Museum’s TMS database
  • Cataloguing Noguchi’s collectibles
  • Cataloguing Noguchi’s personal library

Internships generally require a commitment of 1–2 days per week for twelve weeks, but will be negotiated by mutual agreement on a project by project basis. International candidates must secure and be in possession of a valid U.S. work visa for the entire internship period. This is a paid position.

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter in PDF format to with the subject line “Curatorial Intern.”




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