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Job: Curator of Exhibitions and Displays, Tate St Ives

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Tuesday, December 7. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

The application date for this opportunity has passed.

Location: St Ives, Cornwall

Contract type: 12 months fixed term

Salary: £24,450 per annum

About Tate:

Tate offers one of the world's most varied and ground-breaking exhibition and learning programmes across its four gallery sites and on-line. Tate St Ives is developing as an international centre of art and exchange at the heart of the South West, and presents a diverse programme of modern and contemporary exhibitions, collection displays, special commissions and related events in the unique context of Cornwall. The curatorial team is responsible for the delivery of the programme of exhibitions and collection displays, ensuring the highest standards of content and delivery of this programme.

About the role:

You will work closely with the Artistic Director and with Curators in the Exhibitions and Learning teams to research and realise the programme of exhibitions and displays. You will lead on the co-ordination, management, effective and cost efficient delivery of the projects. In addition you will write press releases, wall texts, captions, scholarly texts for catalogues and will contribute to the broad interpretation of the projects.

About you:

You will have demonstrable experience of working in an art gallery, museum, or with a collection, and a strong interest and engagement in modern and contemporary art. Effective and proven budget management skills are essential, as are excellent organisational, planning and project-management skills. You will have a strong aptitude for managing different types of relationships both internally and externally.

Contact details / How to apply:

For further information and to download an application pack, please visit the Tate website at If you’re unable to access the website please email jobs -at- quoting ref: 10109. Closing date: Friday 17 December 2010.

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