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Job: Artistic Director, the Botín Centre

Posted by Sofia Landström • Tuesday, May 14. 2013 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

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Artistic Director, the Botín Centre
Deadline: 27 May, 2013

The Botín Centre, a major new art centre in Santander, designed for the Botín Foundation by the world-renowned architect, Renzo Piano, is seeking to appoint an internationally recognised contemporary art curator as its first Artistic Director. The new Centre which will open to the public in summer 2014, builds on the cultural and educational work of the Foundation over many years, aims to become a world leader in the potential of art and culture to boost creativity and bring economic and social development to the region of Cantabria.

Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the Art Advisory Committee, chaired by Vicente Todoli, former Director, Tate Modern, the Artistic Director will develop and deliver an exciting and enlarged visual arts programme which will bring to Santander a programme of international quality, in keeping with the mission and purpose of the Botín Foundation.

In meeting the requirements of the role, the Artistic Director will have :

• a track record of producing excellent exhibitions and programmes

• experience of working as a senior curator in one or more internationally renowned museums

• a good academic record

• written and oral fluency in Spanish and English.

They will be team players, excited to work with the Executive Director, the Art Operations Director and the rest of the team in the delivery of an arts programme to inspire and delight audiences in Santander and beyond.
For more information or to receive an application pack, please contact Liz Amos or Mary Deegan of Liz Amos Associates on +44 (0)20 7884 9201 or at liz[email protected] or [email protected]

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