Art Crime Research Opportunities: 22 September 2018


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

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1. Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime, FREE online Course

Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world in a free, low-key online course delivered by me and my colleagues at the University of Glasgow. Even if you’ve taken the course before, there are new activities in this run: have a look! All are welcome.

When: 1 October 2018 (move at your own pace)
Where: Online via University of Glasgow
Cost: Free

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2. Associate Museum Curator (Art Provenance Research), Job, Washington DC

A provenance research position at the National Gallery of Art that includes scholarly research on all acquisitions and particular focus on researching WWII provenance issues. Must have advanced reading in at least two of German, French, Italian, or Spanish.

When: Closes 12 October 2018
Where: The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Pay: $68,036–$106,012 per year

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3. Facilities and Operations Manager, Fitzwilliam Museum, Job, Cambridge, UK

The Facilities and Operations Manager will be lead for security, among other things, at the Museum

When: Closes 22 October 2018
Where: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
Pay: £40,792–£51,630

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4. Fine art export co-ordinator, Job, London

Someone with airline customs procedures and documentation needed at Straight Freight Ltd to focus on export of Art.

When: ASAP
Where: Heathrow, London, UK
Cost: PayL £25,000–£28,000

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5. From ancient artifacts to modern art: theft, smuggling, fraud, and forgery in the US criminal justice system, Lecture, Phoenix Arizona

Bonnie Magness-Gardiner, formerly of the FBI Art Crime Program, will be speaking on this fascinating topic in an upcoming lecture hosted by the Central Arizona AIA society.

When: 4 April 2019, 6:00pm
Where: TBA, Phoenix, Arizona
Cost: Unknown

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6. Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Job, Middleton, California

The Middletown Rancheria Tribal Government Administration is seeking a THPO who will coordinate all cultural preservation activities including the NAGPRA process. Hiring preference for a Native American candidate.

When: Closes 19 October, 2018
Where: Middletown Rancheria, California
Pay: $55,000–$70,000

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