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Head Registrar


  • International Arts & Artists
  • 08/13/18
  • Washington, DC
  • 20008
  • depends on experience / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Manages registrarial duties for approximately 30-40 fine art traveling exhibitions including supervising or acting as the registrarial point of contact for the organizing institution, independent curator, lender(s), and/or venues; creating or delegating/approving exhibition checklist, crate lists, condition report notebooks, packing notes, and installation manual for each exhibition; supervising domestic and international exhibition shipping; supervising and/or coordinating packing/crating, customs brokerage, insurance, courier arrangements, and exhibition consolidation and dispersal; informing venues of special handling and security needs of objects; supervising maintenance of images for checklists, condition reports, and installation manuals; supervising exhibition files maintenance; and reviewing facility reports, venue conditions, and COIs.



Collaborates on developing individual exhibition budgets and $1.3M+ budgets for the traveling exhibition service, and monitors actual income and costs. Assesses shipping costs and income from venues.



Works with IA/A Exhibition Manager (EM) to determine object and logistical needs of exhibition during development and throughout the duration of the tour.

Travel as exhibition courier, multiple exhibitions, multiple annual trips.

Manages art collection of over 400 works and promised works: organizing movement or artwork, conservation needs, ensure object location recorded in Access database.

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