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Executive Director, Mystic Museum of Art

Mystic, CT

Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) seeks an energetic, goal-oriented Executive Director (ED) to lead a 100-year-old, well-established art institution; opportunity to lead the museum as it continues its transition from arts center to art museum. Develop exhibitions, gallery spaces, and educational opportunities; work with an elected-artist membership; showcase regional contemporary artists; oversee a talented staff; partner with an active Board; develop an acquisitions plan. Exercise leadership in building funding sources; strengthen exhibitions, programming and educational opportunities; refine the art-colony permanent collection, develop utilization plans for current MMoA properties. Guide institutional planning, staff oversight, marketing/branding. Provide significant leadership in raising money, helping to cultivate major donors, working with an engaged Board. Establish programmatic and financial priorities, oversee operations. Foster MMoA’s reputation as a cultural resource for the region; engage the community. REQUIRED: B.A.; M.A. preferred in art history, studio art or related field. Minimum five years’ as successful museum director or equivalent senior-management experience. Experience managing professional staff, retaining talent. Knowledge of fundraising; experience maximizing earned income a plus. Excellent communication skills. Interest in living close to Mystic. Curatorial experience and art-world networks an asset. Full qualifications/how to apply at: Apply by 7/26/18 to EOE. Nominations welcome.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326


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