Funding, Grants, Scholarships, Jobs

Details of funding opportunities for art historians including undergraduate and graduate opportunities, postdoctoral and senior fellowships. There are further link to funding opportunities under ‘Art History Links’.

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 22nd July 2016

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Jobs Australia Lecturer, Printmedia and Drawing, School of Art, ANU – deadline 14th August 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Heritage of the Built Environment, University of Melbourne – deadline 2nd October 2016 Registration Manager, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences – deadline 31st July 2016 Assistant Curator (Temporary Part-time, 6 months), Fairfield City Museum and Gallery – deadline 12th August 2016 International Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – Sculpture, Hong Kong Baptist University – deadline 6th August 2016 Funding NSW Government fellowship for established NSW artists – deadline 22nd August 2016 Calls for Papers Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (Symposium at Bard Graduate Center, New York City, October 14, 2016) – deadline 29th July 2016 Amerasia Journal Special…

Editor Call Out: un Magazine 2017

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un Projects is currently seeking expressions of interest for an Editor of un Magazine issues 11.1 and 11.2, to be published in 2017. The Editor position is a unique and exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the development and production of one of Australia’s most respected contemporary arts publications. This role will be supported by the Magazine Advisory Committee, and un Projects Board and General Manager. Total remuneration is a $3,500 fee per issue. Download a detailed Position Description here. Submissions close Monday August 15th 2016, 5pm.

Artist Residency | Monash University Prato Centre

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The Monash University Prato Centre is once again offering its Italian residency for 3 months from September 2017. Open to Australian practitioners, the residency includes airfare, artist fee, studio and accommodation at the Monash University Prato Centre in Tuscany. Applications are welcomed from emerging and mid-career Australian artists, for a new project or inquiry that relates to the Prato context. The residency is offered in conjunction with the Monash faculty of Art Design & Architecture (MADA) and the Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA. Previous residents include David Rosetzky, Laresa Kosloff, Pat Foster & Jen Berean and Charlie Sofo. For information on how to apply visit the Monash website:

Funding | Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists


Each year 4 x $5,000 scholarships are awarded to emerging artists to assist with the cost of overseas travel to: • undertake formal study or • undertake a residency or mentorship (planned program with a professional artist) or • undertake informal study for a planned research project. Funding Available: Individual applicants are eligible to apply for funding of up to $5000 + GST. Important Dates: Applications will open in May and close at 23:59 AEST Saturday 30th July 2016. Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship Terms and Conditions (68.7 KB) Apply Online Previous winners

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 15th July 2016


Jobs Australia Lecturer in Digital Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney – deadline 9th August 2016 Gallery and Administration Coordinator, Gertrude Contemporary – deadline 28th July 2016 Events & Professional Development Coordinator, NAVA – deadline 21st July 2016 International Print Curator: Northern European Prints, Monument Trust, The British Museum – deadline 18th July 2016 Lecturer in European / Non-Western Art, 1700 – 1900 (Teaching-focused), The University of Manchester – deadlien 19th July 2016 Funding Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers to carry out research in Germany – no deadline specified Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (25 Junior and Senior Fellowships) – deadline 15th September 2016 Calls for Papers CAA in New York, 2017 – 105th Annual Conference of the College…

AAMC Foundation Engagement Program for International Curators


Deadline: Oct 15, 2016 Applications are now open for the inaugural term of the AAMC Foundation Engagement Program for International Curators, made possible with major support from the Terra Foundation for American Art. The two-year Program will accept three non-US based curators and three US Liaisons working on or having worked within exhibitions and projects that explore historic American Art (c. 1500-1980), including painting; sculpture; works on paper, including prints, drawing and photography; decorative arts; and excluding architecture; design; and performance. Applications are now open for International Awardees and US Liaisons, and are due by October 15, 2016. Through fostering international relationships between curators, the Program aims to not only provide opportunities for professional development and exchange within the curatorial…

Centre for the History of Emotions | Short-Term Project-to-Publication Research Fellowships

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The ARC Centre for the History of Emotions (CHE) invites applications from Australian-based researchers, without tenured or continuing academic employment, to undertake three- or six-month Short-Term Project-to-Publication Research Fellowships in the history of emotions. Successful applicants will undertake to research, write and submit for publication before 30 September 2017 significant new material on the history of emotions. The fellowships may be used for existing projects which are in advanced stages, or for new projects. Funding is available to support a stipend and eligible expenses including, but not limited to, travel for research purposes; accommodation in research locations; and other expenses incurred in obtaining research materials and publication preparation. To be eligible, projects must be related to one or more of…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for papers | Art History and Curatorship | July 8th 2016

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Jobs Australia Exhibitions Research Officer , Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne – deadline 21st July 2016 International Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in History of Art & Design, Bath Spa University – Bath School of Art and Design, Dept of Design and Critical Studies – deadline 10th July 2016 Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – Arts and Humanities, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen – deadline 30th August 2016 Postdoctoral Opportunities in the Humanities 2016-19, University of Oxford – deadline 20th August Funding ACIS- Cassamarca Scholarship for postgraduate study in Italy (Australian and NZ students) – deadline 14th October 2016 Calls for Papers On the Materiality of Photographs and Photo-Archives in the Humanities and Sciences (Symposium at the Kunsthistorisches Institut In Florenz, February 15–17, 2017)…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 1st July 2016

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Jobs Australia Artistic Program Coordinator, Canberra Glassworks – deadline 4th July 2016 Manager Multimedia Services, Australian War Memorial – deadline 12th July 2016 International Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Renaissance Skin with Professor Evelyn Welch, King’s College London – deadline 17th July 2016 Professor in Fine Art, Loughborough University – School of the Arts English and Drama – deadline 2nd August 2016 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University – deadline 17th July 2016 Full Professor, History of Medieval Art, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Institute of the History of Art – deadline 28th July 2016 Funding 2017-2018 Society Fellowships, Cornell University, Society for the Humanities, focal theme “Corruption” – deadline 1st October 2016 Research Fellowships in the Humanities, New York…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for papers | Art History and Curatorship | 24th June 2016

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Jobs Australia and New Zealand Head of School: Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia – deadline 22nd July 2016 Manager, Asia Pacific Design Library, State Library of Queensland – deadline 29th June 2016 Manager, Art Gallery, University of the Sunshine Coast – deadline 3rd July 2016 Registrar, Canterbury Museum (New Zealand) – deadline 17th July 2016 International Lecturer, Art History & Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Essex – deadline 17th July 2016 Funding and Prizes Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (for artists between the ages of 20 and 30) – deadline 8th July 2016 Fellowships at the National Humanities Center (North Carolina) – deadline 18th October 2016 Calls for Papers The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions (Paris, Centre André Chastel) – deadline August…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 17th June 2016

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Jobs Australia and New Zealand Curator, Australian National Museum, Canberra – deadline 30th June 2016 Curatorial and Collections Manager, University of Wollongong Art Collection – deadline 3rd July 2016 Registrar, Grade 2 (Project Manager), Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Sydney – deadline 3rd July 2016 Senior Editor/Writer, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa – deadline 24th June 2016 International Teaching Fellow in History of Art, University of Edinburgh – deadline 22nd June 2016 Professor of Art, Bard College Berlin, A Liberal Arts University – deadline 15th September 2016 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Museum, Gallery and Heritage Education, University College London – deadline 12th July 2016 Lecturer in Art History in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Teaching Focused), The University of Manchester – deadline 23rd June…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | June 10th 2016


Jobs Australia McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (3 year fellowships for recent PhD graduates), University of Melbourne – deadline 26th September 2016 Exhibitions Project Coordinator, National Portrait Gallery of Australia – deadline 24th June 2016 Exhibitions Coordinator, RMIT Gallery – deadline 19th June 2016 Museum Collections Officer, Orange Regional Museum – deadline 19th June 2016 Public Engagement and Education Officer, Orange Regional Museum – deadline 19th June 2016 Public Engagement Manager, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane – deadline 1st July 2016 Assistant Curator (Temporary Part Time – Maternity Leave position), Latrobe Regional Gallery – deadline 19th June 2016 International Lecturer in Contemporary Art and Curation, University of Glasgow – deadline 30th June 2016 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Photography, Nottingham Trent University – deadline 26th June 2016…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 3rd June 2016

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Jobs Australia Hugh Ramsay Chair of Australian Art History, University of Melbourne – deadline 29th June 2016 Manager Materials Conservation, Perth Museums and Collections – deadline 22nd June 2016 University of Sydney Research Fellowship Scheme – deadline 25th July 2016 David Myers Research Fellowships, College of Arts, Social Science & Commerce, La Trobe University – deadline 17th June 2016 International Academic Curator in Mackintosh and European Modernism, University of Glasgow – School of Culture & Creative Arts – deadline 26th June 2016 Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Technical Art History, University of Glasgow – School of Culture and Creative Arts – deadline 26th June 2016 Teaching Fellow, University of Warwick – History of Art – deadline 10th June 2016 Lecturer in Arts…

Funding | Three new PhD Scholarships offered by the Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts

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The Brisbane Consortium for the Visual Arts (BCVA) facilitates scholarly collaboration between the art history-theory programs of Griffith University (GU), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the University of Queensland (UQ) working in conjunction with the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). The BCVA’s key areas of focus include: contemporary Asian art; art of the Asia-Pacific; Australian and Australian Indigenous art; the global contemporary; curatorial education and training; new approaches to art history and theory. The BCVA is now offering three PhD scholarships for research in the visual arts in these key areas. Projects addressing art-historical research outside these areas will also be considered if a sufficiently strong case is made. Successful applicants will be based at one of…

Jobs, Funding, and Calls for papers | Art History and Curatorship | 27th May 2016

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Jobs Australia Philanthropy, Partnerships & Special Events Manager, Heide Museum of Modern Art – deadline 1st June 2016 Research Development Fellow, Victorian College of the Arts – deadline 29th May 2016 University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme for Early and Mid-Career scholars – deadline 27th June 2016 International Postdoctoral Research Collaborator (full-time), Kunsthistorisches Florence – deadline 24th June 2016 Curator, International Art, Tate Modern – deadline 18th June 2016 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Museum and Heritage Studies, Nottingham Trent University – deadline 5th June 2016 Lavery-Shuffrey Early Career Fellowship in Roman Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford – deadline 14th June 2016 Lecturer (Teaching-Focused) in Chinese Cultural Studies and/or History, The University of Manchester – deadline 17th June 2016 Teaching Fellow in History and Theory…