Fulbright Scholar Program

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

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The role will 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 and as part of a major initiative that will focus on Collection-centred programming in 2021 and 2022.

The placement will offer the successful candidate some time to immerse in IMMA’s International Residency Programme where participants can develop a deeper focus in to specific areas of interest. IMMA offers successful scholars an exceptional opportunity: they live and work onsite amongst a community of artists with academics and researchers exploring, complementing and critiquing the museum in various capacities.

Grant Length
6-8 months
Grant Dates

September 2021 (flexible) 


Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin

To research and contextualize Irish Museum of Modern Art's (IMMA) Collection Digitization and Programming Archive, in particular from the 1990s to present day, as part of the Collection Department’s current research and in collaboration with the Public Engagement and Learning Dept. The role will contribute to a significant Collection Digitization and Archiving Project currently underway at IMMA.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Art History
Museum Studies
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.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Professional Project/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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