Application Due Date: March 15 th 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is an artist-activated, audience-engaged modern art museum. We create art, concepts, and discussion around the innovative procedure. We are a cultural leader of regional need and global difference. In addition, we desire make the MCA neighborhood– personnel, audiences, and artists– reflective of the variety of the city of Chicago. We make every effort to record a spirit of gain access to, addition, and equity in all we do.

MCA is now accepting applications for the brand-new Barjeel Global Fellowship, used in partnership with the Barjeel Art Structure. This amazing chance works as a chance for budding global managers to find out and operate in a pioneering, globally-focused American organization and welcomes a young, brand-new viewpoint from the Middle East and/or North Africa areas to the MCA. The fellow will take part in exhibit- and/or collection-related research study, compose reports on possible acquisitions, and assist managers strategy and arrange exhibits and programs.

full-time, twelve-month fellowship begins on July 1, 2019 and brings a.
stipend of $45,000(inclusive of $10,000 for real estate assistance),. J-1.
visa expenses, if relevant, will be covered by the MCA. The position is.
likewise qualified for a generous advantages bundle that consists of health,.
oral, and vision insurance coverage; paid holiday and individual days; totally free.
life, AD&D, short-term and long-lasting special needs insurance coverage;.
retirement strategies; marked down parking; pre-tax transport programs;.
open door to the MCA’s galleries; curator-led personnel trips of MCA.
exhibits; discount rates at the MCA Shop and MCA dining establishment Marisol;.
discount rates for MCA Phase and other programs; and a range of discount rates.
at numerous cultural organizations in the Chicagoland location.


Applications will not be thought about total till we get all application products noted below. Please keep in mind these products, consisting of composing samples and other extra products, will not be gone back to prospects.

  1. A cover letter that consists of the name, existing and long-term addresses, and phone number of the candidate
  2. A complete resume of education and work history
  3. An essay explaining the candidate’s interest in this fellowship and museum work
  4. 2 composing samples– each specific composing sample needs to not surpass 2,000 words

Application products must be sent out to:

Please keep in mind:

  • Letters.
    of suggestion from scholastic and/or expert settings will be.
    asked for from and needed for all prospects who are determined as.
  • If.
    needed, the MCA will cover expenses related to acquiring a J-1.
    Exchange Visa. As part of the visa approval procedure, the picked.
    prospect will be needed to take part in interviews at the United States.
    Embassy in their house nation.

Barjeel Global Fellowship was developed in partnership with Sultan.
Sooud Al Qassemi and the Barjeel Art Structure. Last choice of the.
Barjeel Global Fellow is figured out by the MCA in assessment with the.
Barjeel Art Structure.

If you have any concerns about looking for this fellowship, please e-mail

To Learn More:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the Barjeel Global Fellowship 2019

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