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This is a Museum Curator position located at the Naval War College Museum in Newport, RI. This position is responsible for the care and management of art, artifacts, books, prints photographs, and two-dimensional materials in the museum's collections that contribute to an understanding and appreciation of the naval history of the Narragansett Bay region and the history of the art and science of naval warfare.


  • Provide overall management of the museum collections at the Naval War College Museum
  • Perform and oversee registration and accessioning functions for artifacts accepted into the museum's collection of original art, three-dimensional artifacts, weaponry, ship models, textiles, photographs, and archival material.
  • Perform a range of functions to preserve the museum's art, artifacts, and archival material.
  • Study museum artifacts to determine their identity, provenance, implication and significance to naval history.