Oct 2, 2007

Project Archivist for art museum at UCSB

The University Art Museum at UCSB has an opening for a Project Archivist:

Project Archivist is responsible for a two-year archival cataloging and
digitization project focused around holdings in the University Art Museum's
Architecture and Design Collection, funded by the IMLS Museums for America

The University Art Museum (UAM) is located 100 miles northwest of Los
Angeles, on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Established in 1959 as a gallery dedicated to art education at U.C. Santa
Barbara, it now serves as a unique educational resource for academic and
community audiences throughout the region dedicated to creating a dynamic
environment for the exploration of art and design. Today the UAM has a
distinguished Fine Arts collection of over 8,500 works and a specialized
archive, the Architecture and Design Collection (ADC). The ADC holds more
than 850,000 drawings and 1,200 cubic feet of manuscript materials within
more than100 archival collections. It is the most extensive source of
written and visual information on the development of Southern California
architecture and landscape architecture. To support the educational mission
of the University, the University Art Museum is committed to raising
awareness of the significant design heritage of California through
collecting, preserving, and providing access to the primary records of the
designed environment of the region.

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