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Job - Curator, Metropolitan Arts Centre (MAC) Belfast, deadline June 22

Posted by April Steele • Wednesday, June 15. 2011 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The application date for this opportunity has passed.

The MAC (Metropolitan Arts Centre) will be a leading cultural and civic venue when it opens in the heart of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter in 2012.

Reporting to the Director of Programmes, you will be responsible for shaping the vision of The MAC’s visual art
programme in line with The MAC’s integrated artistic strategy and the strategic objectives outlined in its business

You will take the lead on creating and curating an internationally relevant and innovative programme of work to
include art exhibitions, project exhibitions and publications that will help position The MAC as Northern Ireland’s
leading contemporary arts space. In addition you will work closely with the Director of Marketing and
Communications and the Learning and Participation team to ensure that The MAC successfully meets its targets
around audience attendance.

For a full job description and application details, please visit

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 22 June 2011 with interviews on 1 July
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Job: Curator, Belfast Exposed

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Sunday, January 10. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The application date for this opportunity has passed.

The Curator is responsible for working with the Director to develop and deliver the artistic programme of the gallery and for managing the organisation of exhibitions and projects. S/he is also responsible for managing the public programme of the gallery, including associated talks, seminars and other public events.

Key Responsibilities:
Curate and manage the Belfast Exposed Gallery exhibition programme;
Commission and support the development of new work projects
Develop and manage the publications programme
Co-ordinate exhibition-related events (talks, public discussions, screenings)
Oversee exhibition and publication marketing activities

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of contemporary photography and visual arts, a meticulous approach to all aspects of exhibition planning including touring and contracts, alongside at least four years experience of organising temporary exhibitions with at least two years at senior level.

SALARY: £24,000 p.a.

BENEFITS: 5% contributory pension and 20 days paid holiday

CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed term- 2 years

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday 1st February 2010 (No later than 5 pm)

INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED FOR 15th and 16th February 2010

For more information and to download an application form and information pack visit:
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