Michelle Kasprzak's views on contemporary art curating

Job: Assistant Curator, Tate Britain

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Saturday, May 29. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The aim of Tate is to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation of British art from the 16th century to the present day, and of international modern and contemporary art.

Tate Britain’s Curatorial Department is responsible for building Tate’s British Collections and developing an exemplary programme of changing displays and exhibitions which embodies Tate Britain’s role as the world centre for British art from 1500 to the present day.

With proven work experience in a relevant field, a degree in a relevant subject and a broad knowledge of nineteenth, twentieth century and contemporary art, this is an excellent opportunity for you to join us in contributing to the management of exhibitions and displays projects.

As Assistant Curator your main responsibility will be to co-ordinate the delivery of major exhibitions and displays at Tate Britain, using your excellent administrative and organisational skills to communicate effectively between departments ensuring projects are delivered successfully, on time and to budget. As well as managing loan requests and providing research for the larger exhibitions, your role will be to maintain documentation and administration, liaising between many different colleagues and contractors. Your ability to build effective working relationships will make you a valuable team member.

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For further information and to download an application pack, please visit Closing date: 28 June 2010.
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