Spencer Museum of Art

The Spencer Museum of Art explores the capacity of art to spark curiosity, inspire creativity, and create connections among people. The Museum, located on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, houses an internationally-known collection that is deep and diverse, currently numbering nearly 36,000 artworks and artifacts in all media. The collection spans the history of European and American art from ancient to contemporary, and includes broad and significant holdings of East Asian art. Areas of special strength include medieval art; European and American paintings, sculpture and prints; photography; Japanese Edo-period painting and prints; 20th-century Chinese painting; and KU’s ethnographic collection, which includes about 10,000 Native American, African, Latin American and Australian works.

Multicultural Coordinator Graduate Assistant 50% 

The Multicultural Coordinator will assist the Spencer Museum of Art in its efforts to integrate diverse constituencies into all aspects of the institutional culture. These constituencies include people of all genders and racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, as well as people with disabilities. The Multicultural Coordinator will also represent the Museum in campus-wide diversity initiatives conducted in line with the University of Kansas diversity policy.

Full Position Description

Available for 21-22 year


Celka Straughn
Andrew W. Mellon Director of Academic Programs
Spencer Museum of Art
(785) 864-0136


Spencer Museum of Art

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