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John Michael Kohler Arts Center: A nationally acclaimed visual and performing arts complex in downtown Sheboygan, the Arts Center is devoted to innovative explorations in contemporary American art. Its exhibitions focus on a wide range of art forms, with particular emphasis on sculpture, photography, crafts, new genres, installation art, ongoing folk traditions, and the work of self-taught artists. The performing arts emphasize dance, music, and theatre performances from around the world. Programming also includes a renowned Arts/Industry residency program, classes, and special events. With the completion of its expansion, the new 100,000-square-foot Arts Center comprises ten galleries, an intimate theatre, a flexible interdisciplinary performance space, studio-classrooms, meeting spaces, the ARTspace shop, and the ARTcafe. The Arts Center also has an adjunct site: ARTspace, an exhibition space and shop in The Shops at Woodlake in Kohler Village.

Current Opportunities:

CUSTODIAN (part-time)

Custodians are responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning schedules for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and Art Preserve. Areas include, but are not limited to, classrooms, cafe, office areas, bathrooms, entrances, and public areas. In addition, the James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden, the Arts/Industry House, and ARTspace Kohler may require cleaning as needed.

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DATABASE AND PORTFOLIO MANAGER

The Database and Portfolio Manager will be an integral part of a dynamic development team. The successful candidate will have significant Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems and prospect research experience along with an excellent understanding of relationship-based fundraising, Success in this position requires being proactive, tenacious and creative, and having excellent communication and time management skills, together with a methodical and resourceful approach.

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AUDIENCE-CENTERED PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Audience-Centered Program Coordinator is responsible for the proposal, planning, facilitation, and implementation of participatory, exhibition-related programming at the Arts Center. This position works collaboratively with the Education Program Director and Public Programs team to develop and maintain a suite of programs and resources that provide accessible and inclusive opportunities for audiences of all ages and abilities. The coordinator thinks holistically about how programming deeply engages audiences in JMKAC’s collections, exhibitions, and advocacy and how it supports the Arts Center’s mission and strategic goals,

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SENIOR CURATOR


The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) seeks a Senior Curator to lead the Curatorial Department at the premier institution dedicated to presenting, collecting, and preserving artist-built environments within a contemporary art context. Artist-built environments are created by people who transform their personal surroundings into multifaceted works of art that, in vernacular ways, embody and express the locale—the time, era, and place—in which each of them lived and worked.

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