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Job: Curator, Cambridge Galleries

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Saturday, May 8. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

Cambridge Galleries seek a dynamic individual to join their team as Curator for an ongoing program of exhibitions in two gallery spaces within the City of Cambridge: at the main gallery, 1 North Square, and their Preston gallery, 432 King Street East.

Reporting to the Director, this curatorial position is responsible for the production of exhibitions from concept through to realization, including research, planning, organization, set-up coordination and interpretation; budget preparation and management.

The Curator must be familiar with local, provincial and national visual arts communities; have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team oriented environment. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of the theoretical, historical and intellectual contexts of contemporary art practices and an ability to communicate this knowledge to both specialized and general audiences.

Applicants require a fine art degree and 3 to 5 years experience in a public art gallery, preferably in contemporary curatorial work.

Mary Misner, Director
Cambridge Galleries
1 North Square
Cambridge ON N1S 2K6

Please send a personalized cover letter and curriculum vitae by May 25, 2010.

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