The RISD Museum acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets works of art and design representing diverse cultures from ancient times to the present. Distinguished by its relationship to Rhode Island School of Design, the Museum educates and inspires artists, designers, students, scholars, and the general public through exhibitions, programs, and publications.
The RISD Museum is looking for a Conservation Assistant to join its Costume and Textiles department. With a basic understanding of conservation theory and methodology, the Conservation Assistant provides support to the department with a focus on collections care, object movement, preparation of objects for exhibition and loan. This position also assists with conservation treatments.