Fulbright Scholar Program

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Fulbright Scholar Award

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

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award 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 2022 and 2023.

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.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
Award Length and Period

6-8 months

September 2022 (flexible) 

Locations Text

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 projects in the following disciplines will be considered
Art History
Museum Studies
Areas of Interest

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
Activity Type
Professional Project

A Professional Project enables the participant to engage in activities in their area of expertise to enhance their professional development and the field at large. Projects may include serving as a professional consultant to the host organization, sharing expertise, visiting other organizations in their professional field, gaining practical experience, and attending public lectures. While the details vary according to the specific award, the focus of a Professional Project grant should not be research or teaching.


Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Career Profile

Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in an artistic profession.

Early Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.


Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

Senior Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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