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Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

159 Chestnut Street (corner of Chestnut and Main)
PO Box 828
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 295-9099


Reception Desk (Staffed Tuesday-Saturday)
ext. 3001
Executive Director
Joann C. Mitchell
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ext. 3008
Assistant to the Director &
Exhibits Manager

Allyson Teague

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ext. 3007
Business Manager
David Harwood
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ext. 3003
Visitor & Member Services*

Ethan Brooks-Livingston

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ext. 3004
Educational Programs

Leila Weinstein

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ext. 3006
Communications
Allison Wonsick
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ext. 3005







*Contact Visitor & Member Services for information about volunteering, docents and facility rentals.


WE'RE HIRING!

The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum seeks a qualified professional for the position of Exhibitions and Collections Manager to manage its permanent collection and to oversee changing exhibitions. Responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling and maintaining exhibition calendars
  • Overseeing the installation and deinstallation of exhibitions
  • Working with a team to produce designs for exhibitions
  • Cataloging and caring for the Museum’s permanent collection
  • Managing all incoming and outgoing loans and documentation
  • Implementing and following budgets for exhibitions


Education: Undergraduate degree from a recognized college or university in museum studies with a preferred specialization in collection and exhibition management or arts-related field.


Experience: At least three years’ experience working in a museum or arts-related organization as a collections manager and/or exhibitions manager or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Demonstrable experience in exhibition design, carpentry, gallery lighting and installation.  Must have professional training in proper art handling procedures, packing and shipping methods, conservation policies, collection databases (specifically File Maker Pro) and standard museum practices.  Must be computer knowledgeable and have excellent planning and organizational skills, ability to manage time and multiple projects, and be adept at meeting strict deadlines.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


*** Please submit RESUME and COVER LETTER to:

The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

Executive Director

P.O. Box 828

Blowing Rock, NC 28605

 

HOURS
Tues -Wed: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thurs: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY

ADMISSION
Adults: $ 8 | Children 5+, Students & Military: $5 | Groups (10+): $6

PO Box 828 | Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | p:(828) 295-9099 | f: (828) 295-9029
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