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    This position is located in the Curatorial Office of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), Smithsonian Institution (SI), Washington, DC. The NPG is devoted to the acquisition, research, exhibition, interpretation, and care of the portraits of men and women who have made significant contributions to American story and culture.

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    • Oversees all of the NPG acquisitions activity, via purchases, donations, and commissioned portraits.
    • Coordinates exhibitions development across NPG curators and guest curators.
    • Creates scholarly research of a high order making significant contributions to his or her field.
    • Supervises and manages all NPG curatorial departments plus conservation.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Three times a year.

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    1015 Museum Curator

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/583746800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.