Fulbright Scholar Program

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Visual Arts: Museum Studies - 20th Century/ Contemporary Art

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Research and contextualize Irish Museum of Modern Art's (IMMA) Collection in terms of 20th century and contemporary art practice for public engagement and learning. Assist with research, writing, cataloguing, digitization and data management relating to artworks in the IMMA Collection by key Irish and International artists, to enhance IMMA’s digital footprint as a place of knowledge. Many of the artists will have had residencies at IMMA and/or solo exhibitions. Research and information management will be required to establish linkages to other institutions, resources and stakeholders and to initiate online curatorial, exhibition and research relationships. Experience in digital learning will be an advantage.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Six- Eight months
Grant Dates

September 2020, flexibility in start date. 


Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Art History
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Extensive experience in Public Engagement/Collection Information Management and Access in relation to modern and contemporary artworks and preferably Web Publishing experience 

Special Features

This award is cost-shared by the host institution. IMMA will provide residency and office facilities. Please see the Program Overview box for further information.

Application Deadline
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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