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Job: Exhibitions and Displays Curator, Tate Liverpool

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Wednesday, January 13. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

With your sound knowledge of international modern and contemporary art, and your experience in and imaginative approach to exhibition making, you will develop and manage exhibitions and Collection displays at Tate Liverpool, as well as proactively contributing to Tate’s areas of research and overall vision.

Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside of London. Our Exhibitions and Displays Team ensures the highest standards of ideas, research, care and coordination as they manage our varied programme.

Working closely with the Director, Head of Exhibitions and Displays and other Curators in the team, you will deliver Tate Liverpool’s exhibitions and Collection displays and research and develop new ideas for the forthcoming programme. You will take responsibility for project budgets, coordinate logistics and undertake varied management and administration. You will build excellent relationships with artists, collectors, the press, stakeholders and partner organisations in the region and internationally and engage proactively in Tate-wide activities.

Together with a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline such as History of Art (or similar), you will have a sound knowledge of international modern and contemporary art with at least one area of specialist expertise. You will also need substantial experience of working in a museum or gallery and organising exhibitions, as well as proven budget and management skills and excellent presentation abilities. You will also be able to speak at least one other language. Above all you will have an imaginative approach and a meticulous eye for detail.

For further information and to download an application pack, please visit our website at If you are unable to access our website, please email daisy.ward -at- quoting ref: 9071. Closing date: 25 January 2010. Interview date: 8 February 2010

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