Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art 36 views

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  • Salary £26,470 - £28,221 pa pro rata
  • Organisation Other
  • Job Type Fixed Term

Job Title & Description

The Norwich Castle fine art collection specialises in British art from the 16th century to the present day. It includes an important collection of modern and contemporary art in a variety of media.

The Curator of Art (Modern and Contemporary) will play a key role in the delivery of a range of projects initiated by the permanent post holder which are planned for next year. These include New Geographies a partnership project with nine arts partners across the Eastern region, liaising with the Outset and Kettle’s Yard on the Fig Futures programme of exhibitions and acquisitions, curating a collection display of work from the modern and contemporary collection and managing existing and upcoming acquisitions.

Other duties will include maintaining relationships with relevant external agencies and partners such as the Norfolk Contemporary Art Society, East Anglia Art Fund, the Arts Council and Tate. They will be contributing to the Art Department’s section of the NMAS website, and contribute to NMAS’ social media activity with reference to current exhibitions and events. You will undertake general and financial management and administration of temporary display and exhibition projects, as well as the development and production of display materials and/or lectures and gallery talks relevant to the above projects, liaising with the Display, Learning and other Departments. You will also assist in the day to day management of the permanent modern and contemporary art collections at Norwich Castle as needed.


  • £26,470 – £28,221 pa pro rata
  • 22.12 hours per week
  • Temporary contract to cover maternity leave

Job Requirements

Relevant experience in a museums or gallery environment is essential. You will have relevant experience of working on multiple exhibition projects, of working with living artists and with external partners, and have a clear understanding of exhibition loans, budgets and related administration. This post requires a high level of self-motivation and excellent communication and organisational skills.

How To Apply

For further details and how to apply:
Please quote job reference: 30662 CEHE


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