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Curator, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetū

Job details

Christchurch City Council
3 Nov 2019
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage


Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū - one of New Zealand's foremost galleries, widely regarded for its innovative and engaging exhibition programme - is seeking a Curator.

Christchurch Art Gallery is one of the most significant institutions within New Zealand's network of galleries and museums. Its exhibitions and publications have won numerous national and international awards.

Reporting directly to the Head Curator the successful candidate will research, develop and deliver innovative and scholarly exhibitions that engage with current national and international ideas and practices in art and contemporary culture and have high audience appeal.

The Curator will work within a highly experienced and professional Curatorial team and with colleagues across the organisation to ensure that Christchurch Art Gallery remains positioned at the leading edge of audience-oriented interpretation, curatorial practice and collection development.

The successful candidate will bring to the role a real energy and a motivation to explore new directions in curatorial practice.  They will be able to demonstrate expertise in their chosen field of interest and will be developing a track record of high quality exhibitions, art writing for exhibition catalogues and related publications.

We are pleased to invite applications for this key gallery position from self-motivated candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a team environment.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and covering letter.

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū is a unit of Christchurch City Council.

Additional recruitment information: Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant


How to apply

To apply for this job, please go to our job site https://www.cccjobs.co.nz/home and enter the job code 18365TBI.

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21 Oct 2019

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