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Job: Assistant Curator, Henry Moore Foundation

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Monday, July 12. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The Henry Moore Foundation seeks to appoint an Assistant Curator for their headquarters in Perry Green, home to the largest collection of Moore’s work, with over 12,000 sculptures, drawings, graphics, textiles and tapestries.

This full time position will involve assisting the Head of Collections and Exhibitions in the development of exhibitions for the Foundation’s gallery, displays of Moore’s sculpture in the grounds and maintenance of the artist’s studios. The successful candidate will research the collection and contribute text for catalogues and educational materials; administer loans to institutions worldwide, update records and courier works of art as necessary.

A degree in art history, an interest in modern sculpture and a willingness to travel are essential.

Salary £22-24,000 depending on experience.

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a sample of their writing with a covering letter and the names of three referees to: The Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green SG10 6EE: please mark the envelope ‘Assistant Curator’ or by email to pru -at-

Closing date 9am Monday 19 July.

Interviews Thursday 5 August.
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