Director and Chief Curator, Visual and Digital Arts The Banff Centre The Opportunity The Banff Centre is looking for a Director/Chief Curator, Visual and Digital Arts to envision, lead and manage the implementation of all Visual and Digital Arts programming at The Banff Centre, including the studio residency and work study programs, the Walter Phillips Gallery and the Banff International […]

Curatorial Assistant – Walter Phillips Gallery, the Banff Centre, Banff, Canada. Deadline: February 24, 2013. The Opportunity Are you a highly-motivated arts professional with a broad and strong knowledge of Contemporary Art? Do you have an aptitude for project organization and an eye for detail? The Visual Arts department at The Banff Centre is looking for a Curatorial Assistant to […]

The Walter Philips Gallery (WPG) at The Banff Centre is looking for a Curator who is passionate about contemporary art, curatorial and museological practice, and brings a solid reputation based on exhibition and publication history. Reporting to the Director, Visual Arts this position carries out the day-to-day responsibility for the leadership of Gallery related activity and budget management, as well […]

Position Objectives: Reporting to the Curator, you will be responsible for providing organizational support and collection-registration assistance to meet the diverse needs of the Walter Phillips Gallery (WPG) programs, the Banff International Curatorial Institute and related projects. Responsibilities: Provide organizational and administrative support to the Curator, artists and guest curators and coordinate WPG programs. Liaise with artists and/or their dealers […]

Symposium: November 12–14, 2010 Banff International Curatorial Institute The Banff Centre Deadline: April 23, 2010 Curating contemporary art is, by nature, a field demarcated by flux and change, and thus remains to a great extent – and perhaps by necessity – an improvised and unregulated practice. In recent decades, however, it has experienced an unprecedented turn toward professionalization; the proliferation […]

Program dates: January 04, 2010 – July 02, 2010 (Successful applicants will initially be offered a 6 month contract but this may be extended with the approval of the participant and The Banff Centre. ) Application deadline: October 30, 2009 The curatorial work study program with the Walter Phillips Gallery is designed for emerging curators. This is a hands-on opportunity […]

Welcome to July’s Pick ‘N Mix! – This report on a curatorial summit at the Banff Centre for the Arts appears to have slipped past my radar when it first came out, but thankfully Leah Sandals (the author of the report) mentioned it again recently. Trade Secrets: Swapping Curatorial Confidences was a summit held in late 2008 with eminent curators […]

Call for Registration: Banff International Curatorial Institute Symposium: Trade Secrets Education/Collection/History Conference dates: November 12 – 14, 2008 Application deadline: October 31, 2008 The latest in the ongoing series of the Banff International Curatorial Institute (BICI) conferences, Trade Secrets will re-focus the collective discussion about the curatorial profession by exploring specific issues regarding: the education of curators; the challenges facing […]

Visual Arts Curatorial Program: Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada Program dates: August 04, 2008 – March 27, 2009 Application deadline: April 30, 2008 Note: Program dates exclude December 13, 2008, to January 4, 2009. This work study program with The Banff Centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery is designed for emerging curators. This is a hands-on opportunity that allows the participant […]

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