Artifact and Asset Researcher

Website Howard Revis Design

Specializing in interpretive and experiential design

Howard+Revis Design Services, a design firm based in Washington, DC, is looking for an Artifact and Asset Researcher to join the project team working on an expansion of exhibits at the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, site of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, located in Memphis, Tennessee. This individual would research, document, and arrange for the acquisition (using project funds) of potential objects, props, memorabilia, images, video, and other interpretive assets that could be used in new exhibits. The new exhibits explore the post-1968 social justice and civil rights movements inspired by the civil rights movement led by Dr. King and examine the challenges laid out by Dr. King in his final book, Where do we go from here?

This is a short-term contract lasting approximately 6 months, beginning mid-November 2021, with a possibility to extend. Please submit a resume and cover letter to by Friday, November 5, 2021.

The ideal candidate is familiar with the 20th-century civil rights movement, as well as modern movements for social justice and human rights. Minimum Bachelors degree in American history, museum studies, public history, political science, anthropology or similar. Remote work with some travel required.

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