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Job: Curator of Fine Art, National Maritime Museum

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Saturday, July 28. 2007 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
The National Maritime Museum is seeking to appoint a Curator of Fine Art who is able to lead the research and interpretation of the Museum’s art collections and the strategy for the Queen’s House, the Museum’s main art venue.

Key responsibilities:
•Manage the Art Team, ensuring that they work creatively to deliver research and exhibitions that meet in full the Museum’s objectives
•Lead the development of the Museum’s Queen’s House strategy, championing it at the highest level
•Lead and develop the Centre for Art and Travel, liaising between curatorial staff, external academic partners and funding bodies to build a coherent and successful research programme
•Champion the strategic development of the art collections to explain their significance within historical and artistic contexts
•Liaise with key personnel in Collections Management, Exhibitions, Learning and Online to ensure that the Art Team’s outputs support broader Museum objectives
•Lead the team in raising the national profile of the collections and subject s through research, publications and seminars
•Lead and support the professional development of the Art Team and champion key arts partnerships for the Museum

Salary: £27,500 - £35,000
Closing Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

For full details and information on how to apply, please visit the National Maritime Museum website.
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