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Job - Temporary Sculpture Curator, Southbank Centre, deadline May 9

Posted by April Steele • Saturday, April 16. 2011 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
Temporary Sculpture Curator

Sculpture in the Arts Council Collection

Salary up to £32,406 per annum dependent on experience

(Maternity Cover from 20 June 2011 for up to 12 months)

The Arts Council Collection is the largest national loan collection of post-war British Art and includes nearly 8,000 works in all media. Managed by Southbank Centre on behalf of Arts Council England, the sculpture collection is housed at Longside in the grounds of Yorkshire Sculpture Park, near Wakefield. As well as storage for the sculpture collection, Longside includes a gallery space which is shared with the Sculpture Park and a smaller project space for showing displays from the Collection.

The Southbank Centre is looking for an experienced curator who will be responsible for managing Longside. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the sculpture collection as well as facility operations. You will be involved in sculpture collection programming, as well as being responsible for managing loans out, the care and conservation of the collection and for managing a team.

You will have extensive experience of project managing the installation of art exhibitions, a comprehensive knowledge of British modern and contemporary art, practical experience of working with artists, together with a thorough understanding of collections management and proven management skills.

For more information and details of how to apply for the above vacancy please see our website or telephone 0207 921 0641.

Closing date for completed applications: 9am on 9 May 2011

Interviews are scheduled for: 16 May 2011 at Longside
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