The Martin House Restoration Corporation (MHRC) seeks a dynamic, visionary individual for the position of Curator.
The Martin House Restoration Corporation is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to restoring, preserving and interpreting Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest “prairie house,” the six-structure Darwin Martin House complex.
The Curator will assist the MHRC in identifying, locating and obtaining missing artifacts from the Darwin D. Martin House, as well as take responsibility for computerized collections cataloguing, intellectual control, storage, and research. The curator will work closely with the MHRC Senior Curator and the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Applicants should be self-motivated, resourceful and comfortable working in a collaborative environment; should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the capacity to establish and maintain excellent relationships with board members, donors and volunteers. High level skills in grant writing and public speaking are desirable.
An advanced degree in Museum Studies, Architectural History or Art History with an emphasis on 20th century architecture and/or decorative arts, and a minimum of five years experience with curatorial duties is required. Knowledge and experience with regard to Frank Lloyd Wright architecture would be an asset.
How To Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email (preferred) to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or by postal mail to:
Martin House Restoration Corporation
143 Jewett Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14214-2301