Category: 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 | 28th October 2016

Jobs Australia Director, Heide Museum of Modern Art – deadline 18th November 2016 Associate Professor, Visual Arts, La Trobe University (Bendigo) – deadline 23rd November 2016 Lecturer (Level B), Visual Arts, La Trobe University (Bendigo) – deadline 18th November 2016\ Lecturer (Level B) Visual Arts, La Trobe University (Mildura) – deadline 18th November 2016 Lecturer in Roman and/or Greek Archaeology / Material Culture, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia – deadline 6th November 2016 Temporary Exhibitions Research Officer, Anzac Memorial, Sydney – deadline 6th November 2016 Curator, Urban Art Projects, Brisbane – deadline not specified International Director, Artspace NZ – deadline 25th November 2016 Assistant Professor, Art Historian Specializing in Chinese Material Culture, University of Hong Kong – deadline 2nd January 2017 Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art History, University of Hong Kong – deadline 2nd January 2017 Lecturer in Early Modern British History…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | October 21 2016

Jobs Australia Senior Curator, La Trobe Arts – deadline 10th November 2016 Senior Exhibitions Manager, Science, Creativity, Education Studio, University of South Australia – deadline 7th November 2016 c3 Contemporary Art Space – Gallery Manager, Abbotsford Convent – deadline 7th November 2016 Exhibitions Officer, Artspace Mackay – deadline 3rd November 2016 International Head Curator Pictorial Collections, The Hocken Collections, University of Otago – deadline 6th November 2016 Art Curator, The Hocken Collections, University of Otago – deadline 6th November 2016 Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in 19th-/Early 20th-Century European Art 2017-2018, University of Virginia, McIntire Department of Art – deadline 20th November 2016 Professor of Architectural History or Theory and Reader in Architecture (2 posts) Newcastle University, UK – deadline 11th November 2016 Postdoc, Printing the Past. Architecture, Print Culture, and the Uses of the Past in Modern Europe, Leiden University – deadline 3rd January 2017 Funding…

Funding | Spiros Zournazis Memorial Fellowship for research at the Australian War memorial

The Spiros Zournazis Memorial Fellowship supports research into the Australian War Memorial’s extensive art collection by early career scholars. The Fellowship is open to honours or postgraduate students undertaking a thesis as part of their degree, or those who have completed a PhD, MA or Mphil since January 2014. Fellows are free to determine their own course of research provided it focuses primarily on the Memorial’s art collection. Scholars working in the fields of art history, cultural studies, museology, sociology and related disciplines may apply. Research projects that demonstrate methodological innovation will be considered favourably. The Fellowship is four weeks in duration and the recipient will be awarded return airfares to Canberra (from within Australia), accommodation in a studio apartment at the Gorman Arts Centre and a stipend of $2000 to cover other expenses. The Fellowship also includes a study…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | October 14th 2016

Jobs Australia Lecturer in Museum and Heritage Studies, University of Sydney – deadline 26th October 2016 The Balnaves Curator of Contemporary Australian Sculpture (graduate internship program), McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery – deadline 28th October 2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curator 50D, Western Australian Museum – New Museum Project – deadline 28th October 2016 International Postdoctoral Research Assistant: Enlightenment Architectures (2 positions), British Museum – deadline 31st October 2016 Postdoctoral Scholar (three years) with the Making and Knowing Project, Columbia University – applications will begin to be reviewed 30th October and continue until position is filled Funding and Prizes Australasian Centre for Italian Studies – The Jo-Anne Duggan Prize – deadline 3rd March 2017 Research Fellowship Program at MAAS – deadline 11th November 2016 Calls for Papers Fashioned from Holy Matter: A cross-cultural workshop on the semantics of image-making (Florence, July…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | October 7th 2016

Jobs Australia Curator, La Trobe Arts (based at Bendigo) – deadline 9th October 2016 Publications Manager, MONA – Museum of Old and New Art – deadline 11th November 2016 Gallery Coordinator, Monash Gallery of Art – deadline 21st October 2016 Head of School, Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne – deadline not specified International Postdoctoral position at Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut – deadline 31st October 2016 Two assistant professors, Medieval Art History and Eighteenth Century Art History,  University of Montreal, Département d’histoire de l’art et d’études cinématographiques – deadline 10th November 2016 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship (American Philosophical Society Museum, Pennsylvania) – deadline 28th November 2016 Art History, Assistant Professor of Art / Architecture of the Islamic World, Oberlin College – deadline 27th December 2016 Funding and Prizes AFI Research Collection (RMIT) Fellowship – deadline 27th October 2016 Fellowships at Villa…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 9th September 2016

Jobs Australia Curator, Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Victoria – deadline 30th September 2016 Gallery Manager, CCP – deadline 15th September 2016 Program Director, Gallery Development, National Museum of Australia – deadline 25th September 2016 International Associate Lecturer, BA(Hons) Fine Art, Falmouth University- deadline 12th September 2016 Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – Arts and Humanities, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen – deadline 31st October 2016 Postdoctoral Opportunities in the Humanities 2016-19, University of Oxford- deadline 20th November 2016 Funding Bard Graduate Center Research Fellowship – deadline 1st November 2016 Terra Foundation for American Arts Visiting Professor – deadline 30th September 2016 Arp Fellowships for established researchers and curators whose work addresses the work of Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber Arp – deadline 30th November 2016 Medals and Tokens in Europe (Paris, 30 Mar-1 Apr 17)…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 2nd September 2016

Jobs Australia Project Officer (responsible for developing and coordinating the Ramsay Art Prize and the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art) Art Gallery of South Australia – deadline 13th September 2016 International Postdoctoral Researcher in Digital Humanities, With a Special Focus On The Field of Aesthetics Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture – deadline 19th September 2016 Lecturer in Humanities (Three Posts), University of East Anglia – Faculty of Arts and Humanities – deadline 7th September 2016 Early Career Academic Fellowship Scheme (various disciplines), De Montfort University, Leicester – deadline 25th September 2016 Resident Academic Full-Time Post in Interactive Art and Design, University of Malta – Department of Digital Arts, Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences – deadline 23rd September 2016 Funding Short Term Research Fellowships in Cultural and Intellectual History (Warburg Institute), University of London – School of Advanced Study – deadline…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 26th August 2016

Jobs Australia Cripps Foundation Chair in Cultural Materials Conservation, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne – deadline 14th September 2016 Gallery Director/Curator, East Gippsland Art Gallery – deadline 16th September 2016 Curator, Bayside City Council – deadline 5th September 2016 Cultural Co-ordinator, Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative – deadline 8th September 2016 Collections Coordinator, UOW Art Collection – deadline 4th September Collections and Display Coordinator, UOW Art Collection – deadline 4th September 2016 International Senior Lecturer/Reader in Museum Studies, University College London – deadline 17th September 2016 Editor, Burlington Magazine – deadline 31st August 2016 Funding Michael Bromberg Fellowship in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum – deadline 21st December 2016 Paul Mellon Centre, Research Support Grants – deadline 30th September 2016 Paul Mellon Centre, Digital Project Grants – deadline 30th September 2016 Casa de Velázquez Residential Fellowships in Madrid –…

Funding | Sainsbury Sculpture Grant

The Sainsbury Sculpture Grant was established in memory of Madeline Olive Taylor through her estate, to provide financial support for emerging Australian artists and groups working in sculpture and/or installation to further their professional skills. Applications are open to visual arts, craft and design practitioners.    Individual applicants can apply for up to $2,000 + GST each. Groups/collectives can apply for up to $4,000 + GST. A total of $8,000 will be awarded.   Deadline: 17th September 2016 Apply online here: https://visualarts.net.au/nava-grants/

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 19th August 2016

Jobs Australia Arts and Culture Program Coordinator, Bayside City Council – deadline 22nd August 2016 Associate Registrar – Loans & Exhibitions, The National Gallery of Australia – deadline 25th August 2016 Manager, Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Sydney – deadline 14th September 2016 International Research Fellowships in History of Art, University of Cambridge – St John’s College – deadline 30th September 2016 Assistant Professor in Early Modern Art History (0,8 fte), Utrecht University – deadline 20th September 2016 Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies, University of Cambridge (tenable for 9 months commencing 1st October 2017) – deadline 18th November 2016 Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer – General Education (Art History/Film Studies), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen – deadline 9th October 2016 Five-Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships, All Souls College, University of Oxford – deadline 9th September 2016 Funding PhD Scholarship in the field of…

Funding | PhD Scholarship in the field of contemporary curatorial practice | UNSW and MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and UNSW Art & Design are partnering to offer a PhD Scholarship in the field of contemporary curatorial practice. Based in Sydney, this is a unique opportunity for an outstanding candidate to contribute to the vibrant and growing field of curatorial scholarship. The candidate will have extensive access to MCA staff, audiences, collections, archives and other resources to conduct their research. The $20,000 scholarship will be awarded in addition to an Australian Post Graduate Award (APA) scholarship, and consists of $15,000 stipend (tax exempt) over three years and $5,000 towards research expenses. Partners: UNSW Art and Design has a strong commitment to creative practice based research, and a particular interest in how knowledge is produced through curatorial practice. This scholarship adds to a suite of scholarships available to support curatorial postgraduate work including the Waterlow…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art and Art History | 12th August 2016

Jobs Australia Senior Curator, Modern & Contemporary International Art, Art Gallery of NSW – deadline 19th August 2016 Senior Lecturer in Art, Critical and Theoretical Studies, Victorian College of the Arts – deadline 28th August 2916 Lecturer in Art (Painting), Victorian College of the Arts – deadline 28th August 2016 RMIT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships – deadline 28th August 2016 International Lectureship in Chinese Art and Material Culture, University of Leiden – deadline 31st August 2016 Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) Research Assistant/Leverhulme Project Facilitator, Birmingham City University – deadline 29th August 2016 Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Kent – deadline 28th August 2016 Research Fellow (78352-086), Centre for Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick – deadline 22nd August 2016 Funding International Research Award, Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg – deadline 19th November 2016 Getty Research Grants for 2017/2018 – the…

Scholarships | 2 PhD Scholarships at the School of Architecture, University of Queensland

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PhD Scholarships, School of Architecture, University of Queensland – Deadline: August 21, 2016 The School of Architecture at the University of Queensland invites applications for two research projects: 1)  How Meston’s ‘Wild Australia Show’ Shaped Australian Aboriginal History  The Wild Australia Show (1892-93), staged by a diverse company of Aboriginal people for metropolitan audiences, provides the focus for an interdisciplinary study of performance, photography, collections, frontier environments and race relations in colonial Australia. Using archival and visual records, and in partnership with key cultural institutions and Indigenous communities, the research seeks to produce an authoritative and original interpretation of the Show situating it within local, national and transnational narratives informed by contemporary Indigenous perspectives. It aims to illuminate Aboriginal agency in the ensemble, reconnect Aboriginal kin to performers, and chart changing concepts of race at a critical juncture in Australian history.…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 5th August 2016

Jobs Australia Director, Murrary Art Museum Albury (MAMA) – deadline 19th August 2016 Curator, Murrary Art Museum Albury (MAMA) – deadline 26th August 2016 Public Programs Officer, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre – deadline 21st August 2016 Curator, Rockhampton Art Gallery – deadline 21st August 2016 Museum Curator – York Residency Museum – deadline 19th August 2016 International Lecturer in History of Art (Curatorial Theory and Practice), University of Edinburgh – deadline 25th August 2016 Postdoctoral Researcher in Tibetan Art, SOAS, University of London – deadline 31st August 2016 Lectureship in Digital Humanities, University College Cork – deadline 23rd August 2016 Professor and Head of The School of Arts, University of Hull – deadline 9th September 2016 Calls for Papers ANZAMEMS (Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies) 2017, (Wellington, New Zealand, 7-10 February 2017) – deadline 1 September, 2016 From Malacca to Manchester:…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 29th July 2016

Jobs Australia and New Zealand Gallery and Museum Curator, Coffs Harbour – deadline 14th August 2016 UQ Development Fellowships – deadline 28th September 2016 Curator (Permanent Part Time), The Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery – deadline 5th August 2016 Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Museum and Heritage Studies, School of Literature, Art and Media Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences – deadline 21st August 2016 Executive Officer, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra – deadline 7th August 2016 Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the School of Art, Massey University (Wellington) – deadline 5th August 2016 International Teaching Fellow in Art History, University of Sussex – deadline 17th August 2016 Postdoctoral Fellowships, Princeton Society of Fellows – deadline 15th September 2016 Funding and Prizes Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (Washington) Visiting Senior Fellowship Program (up to 60 days), 2017–2018 – deadlines 21st September 2016 or 21st March 2017…