Now Hiring: Photographer, Transforming the Haffenreffer Museum Project

Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is accepting applications for a full-time, term-limited, grant-funded Photographer to join a project funded through a four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The photographer will work with a team including the museum’s curatorial/collections management staff, a conservator, and collection assistants to document the museum’s large archaeological and ethnographic collections in preparation for a planned move of the collection and to expand accessibility of the collections to researchers, educators, students and stakeholder communities. 

(Distributed May 15, 2019)

Now Hiring: Community Engagement Specialist

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology seeks a Community Engagement Specialist to foster engagement with stakeholder communities – particularly regional Indigenous communities and Tribal organizations – in the development of the Museum’s outreach, public programming, educational initiatives, and exhibitions in anticipation of a planned move to Providence, RI.

(Distributed May 13, 2019)

Now Hiring: Collections Assistant

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is accepting applications for four grant-funded Collection Assistant positions. The Collection Assistants will provide direct care of the museum’s archaeological and ethnographic collections during a phased relocation to a new facility.

(Distributed May 13, 2019)

Haffenreffer Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Today, the Haffenreffer Museum announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. While the Haffenreffer Museum is free to visit by everyone, we are honored to join others in thanking our Military and their families for their service. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, launching on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and ending on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. Military can find the list of participating museums at

(Distributed May 9, 2019)
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