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Peter Beard Studio

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 6:33 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)


(December 4, 2019)

Archivist – Peter Beard Studio

Artist’s archive looking for an Archivist who will report to the Executive Director and work with the Archivist. The Archivist will care for the contents of the Peter Beard Archive, and assist with research, exhibition planning, and other creative projects.


  • Master’s Degree in Information and Library Science, Archival Studies, or Museum Studies.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience working in an archival setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of archival best practices and standards.
  • Knowledge and experience handling large complex works of art.
  • Experience with ArtBase, Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with archival housing and preservation.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with excellent time management skills.
  • Knowledge of and interest in contemporary art.
  • Basic understanding of digital imaging standards and formats, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Flexibility and strong follow through on work assignments.
  • Attentiveness to detail with special attention to accuracy.
  • Exhibit an enthusiastic, professional, responsible and self-motivated attitude.
  • Familiarity with Social Media.


  • Organize and catalog correspondence.
  • Create finding aids.
  • Perform research for exhibitions.
  • Provide access to archival materials to researchers.
  • Assist with sales presentations.
  • Catalog artworks using ArtBase
  • Assist with research works coming up for auction.
  • Re-sleeve and re-house artworks.
  • Mount recently finished works.
  • Scan paper records to make searching for data faster and more accurate.
  • Scan all formats of film.
  • Identify works with conservation issues.
  • Posting to Social Media.

Please send your cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: infopb@peterbeard.com

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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