bass museum of art https://www.bassmuseum.org miami beach Wed, 18 May 2016 14:52:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Development Associate https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/development-associate-2/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/development-associate-2/#respond Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:37:07 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131225 Development Associate – Individual Giving Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Associate is in charge of coordinating fundraising activities of the museum related to individual giving. Responsibilities include prospect research, prospect and donor tracking, donor communications and special event support. Principle Duties and Responsibilities Performs prospect research on individuals and family foundations. Coordinates annual fund initiatives. Works […]

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Development Associate – Individual Giving

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Associate is in charge of coordinating fundraising activities of the museum related to individual giving. Responsibilities include prospect research, prospect and donor tracking, donor communications and special event support.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs prospect research on individuals and family foundations.
  • Coordinates annual fund initiatives.
  • Works collaboratively with the development team to prepare gift proposals, solicitation plans, donor correspondence, stewardship and other reports.
  • Assists in the coordination of annual and major giving cultivation and stewardship events.  This work may include preparing guest lists and invitations, tracking responses, and providing onsite support during events.
  • Administers day to day correspondence with individual donors and provides statistical reports on developmental activities.
  • Engages prospects through the mail, over the phone, and in person to solicit their support.
    Measures, tracks, and reports on fundraising goals and success.

Requirements:
Three to five years’ experience in a non-profit development office, or in another position that requires independent, high-level organization and support functions.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Very strong writing, speaking, and diplomatic skills.
Excellent command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; familiarity with Altru, Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising systems.
A wide degree of creativity, latitude, discretion and maturity is expected.

Date of Hire: October 1, 2016

The Bass Museum of Art offers competitive salary and health benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to T.J. Black at tblack@bassmuseum.org

The Bass Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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Curator of Exhibitions https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/curator-of-exhibitions/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/curator-of-exhibitions/#respond Mon, 04 Apr 2016 20:47:45 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131208 Curator of Exhibitions The Bass Museum of Art seeks a creative museum leader with expertise in contemporary art, 5-10 years active curatorial experience and management-level museum experience. Our ideal candidate will possess a sense of adventure and creativity with a sophisticated understanding of art and museum curatorial principles and practices. He or she will have demonstrated […]

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Curator of Exhibitions

The Bass Museum of Art seeks a creative museum leader with expertise in contemporary art, 5-10 years active curatorial experience and management-level museum experience.

Our ideal candidate will possess a sense of adventure and creativity with a sophisticated understanding of art and museum curatorial principles and practices. He or she will have demonstrated experience as a thoughtful risk taker, with a record of converting vision into working programs and a track record of inventive exhibitions. He or she will be known for a collaborative managerial approach, flexibility, collegiality, and enthusiasm for sharing art and creativity with a varied constituency. He or she will have superior presentation skills, and demonstrate strong leadership presence and willingness to engage and connect with a variety of stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, Collections Committee, colleagues, a diverse set of external partners, and the general public. He or she will possess the highest ethical standards, and strong leadership skills including strategic thinking, financial acumen, organizational effectiveness, and a passion for staff development.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Leads the development of a full, balanced and dynamic exhibition program in concert with the Director and Curatorial staff.
  • Organizes original exhibitions and coordinates incoming traveling exhibitions presented at the Bass.
  • Serves as a member of the museum’s senior staff, and participates in Collections Committee and Board meetings.
  • Plans, develops, implements, and manages approved budgets, and allocation of resources for department as well as other museum-­‐wide programs.
  • Partners with staff on donor cultivation and development of grant proposals.
  • Collaborates with Education and Operations Departments to ensure alignment of the curatorial vision with interpretive, visitor services, and community outreach goals.
  • Serves as staff liaison to the Collections Committee of the Board of Directors on matters related to the collection, providing analysis and recommendations for acquisitions and deaccessioning.
  • Provides programming support (lectures, workshops, etc.), as may be required.
  • Collaborates in the preparation of interpretive text for new exhibitions, multimedia scripts, brochure texts, and catalogues.
  • Represents the Bass in professional organizations, the community, regionally, and nationwide to ensure the museum has a lively and productive relationship with peer professionals and institutions, as well as the creative community and the general public.
  • Performs other duties as may be required to support the effective operation of the museum’s Curatorial Department.

 

Applicants should have an advanced degree in Art History or a related field with a concentration in contemporary art, 5-10 years active curatorial experience and management-level museum experience.

The Bass Museum of Art offers competitive salary and health benefits.
Estimated Start Date: October 1, 2016

Applicants should submit their resume, a one-­‐page narrative describing interest and experience, and the names of three references to tblack@bassmuseum.org. Suggestions of candidates are also welcome.

The Bass Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

 

 

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Gardner Cole Miller https://www.bassmuseum.org/art/gardener-cole-miller/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/art/gardener-cole-miller/#respond Wed, 30 Mar 2016 12:20:44 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131199 Gardner Cole Miller April 26 – May 29, 2016 Location: Walgreens’ storefront windows, 2300 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida The Bass Museum of Art is pleased to present Hydrographies, a site specific installation of work by Miami-based Bahamian artist Gardner Cole Miller as part of the museum’s tc: temporary contemporary program in Walgreens’ windows at 2300 Collins Avenue. […]

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Gardner Cole Miller
April 26 – May 29, 2016

Location:
Walgreens’ storefront windows, 2300 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida

The Bass Museum of Art is pleased to present Hydrographies, a site specific installation of work by Miami-based Bahamian artist Gardner Cole Miller as part of the museum’s tc: temporary contemporary program in Walgreens’ windows at 2300 Collins Avenue. Antique quilt remnants crafted by unknown makers in various states of ruinate decay, with threadbare fabrics shredding at the seams spilling their pilled cotton stuffing; fractions and fragments become intimations of former embodiments. Creating a tension between erasure and resistance, the quilts are repeatedly dyed over with indigo. Multiple immersions into the dye vat transform the calico patchworks into a field of activated blue accumulation activating the fabric surface. Among the patchwork of indigo hues, the textures of the quilts reveal lines of topographical stitching. Demarcations of aquatic space charts a non-place marked by an archipelago of voids revealed in the rips and tears. The fragments are entangled in a variable constellation suspended in space and time. Pinned together into an archival hydrography[1], the form exists only temporarily; the whole rests in a solid but transient state, never permanently fixed, ever unfinished.

 

Gardner Cole Miller is a Miami-based American-Bahamian-American artist who, as a point of departure, draws upon his experiences growing up a gay little white boy between worlds on a U.S. military base situated in the postcolonial Bahamas. Works in fibers, ceramics, and mixed-media installation explore translations of culture and interactions among peoples across time and place by interrogating the enduring aftermaths of historical circumstance, material history, and the fluid instability of meaning.

 

[1] hydrography|hīˈdrägrəfē|: the science of surveying and charting the movement of bodies of water, such as oceans, seas, lakes, and rivers.

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bass babies APR 6 — Sensory Art https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-apr-6-sensory-art/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-apr-6-sensory-art/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:17:46 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131138 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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bass babies MAR 30 — Fiber Arts https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-30-fiber-arts/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-30-fiber-arts/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:17:21 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131137 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

MAR  2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
Fiber Arts
Explore different fiber art materials through art made of yarn, cotton balls and fabrics.

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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bass babies MAR 23 — Fiber Arts https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-23-fiber-arts/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-23-fiber-arts/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:16:51 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131131 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

MAR  2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
Fiber Arts
Explore different fiber art materials through art made of yarn, cotton balls and fabrics.

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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bass babies MAR 16 — Fiber Arts https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-16-fiber-arts/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-16-fiber-arts/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:16:26 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131130 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

MAR  2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
Fiber Arts
Explore different fiber art materials through art made of yarn, cotton balls and fabrics.

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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bass babies MAR 9 — Fiber Arts https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-9-fiber-arts/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-9-fiber-arts/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:16:06 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131129 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

MAR  2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
Fiber Arts
Explore different fiber art materials through art made of yarn, cotton balls and fabrics.

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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bass babies MAR 2 — Fiber Arts https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-2-fiber-arts/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-mar-2-fiber-arts/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:15:40 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131128 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

MAR  2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
Fiber Arts
Explore different fiber art materials through art made of yarn, cotton balls and fabrics.

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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bass babies FEB 24 — The Body https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-feb-24-the-body/ https://www.bassmuseum.org/event/bass-babies-feb-24-the-body/#respond Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:15:15 +0000 https://www.bassmuseum.org/?p=131127 bass babies  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am 2 – 4 years Free! Reservation Required Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library: 227 22nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33139 Weekly art programs for […]

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bass babies 
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
2 – 4 years
Free!
Reservation Required

Due to the renovation of the museum galleries, all Bass Museum of Art Education Programs during the 2015-2016 season will be held as part of bassX in the Miami Beach Regional Library:

227 22nd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Weekly art programs for toddlers and their caregivers foster interaction, sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills. All classes are free of charge however space is limited. Registration Required. To register, fill and return the registration form below.

2016 Spring Schedule

FEB  24
The Body
Explore the parts of the body by creating art from handprints, tracings and body maps.

MAR  2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
Fiber Arts
Explore different fiber art materials through art made of yarn, cotton balls and fabrics.

APR  6 / 13 / 20 / 27
Sensory Art
Make art that heightens your senses of touch, sight, smell, hearing.

Download registration form.

for more info:
305.673.7530 | ideaprograms@bassmuseum.org

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