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Center for Puppetry Arts

Collections Manager


The Center for Puppetry Arts is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The Center's mission is to inspire imagination, education, and community through the global art of puppetry. For nearly forty years, the Center has introduced millions of visitors of all ages to the wonder and artistry of puppetry through three key programming areas: Performance, Museum, and Education. These program areas work in tandem to showcase puppetry in action, as a fine art, and as a gateway to imagination. For further information, visit our website at www.puppet.org.

The Center for Puppetry Arts Museum seeks a Collections Manager to assist in all areas of collections management and exhibition registration. Reporting to the Museum Director, the incumbent will manage and maintain the museum's object, archival, and library collections. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, cataloging and condition reporting incoming donations, managing the collections management database system (PastPerfect) and assisting with exhibitions, including the installation and de-installation of special and permanent exhibitions. The Center currently holds over 3000 items in its collection, including a recent donation of over 400 items from the Jim Henson Collection.

Job Description:

Qualifications:

To apply please send your resume, a letter of interest, and salary requirements to: jillmalool@puppet.org or mail to:

Jill Nash Malool, Museum Director
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309-2820

No phone calls, please.

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