Tate Modern is looking for a Curator, Displays & International Art

11 June 2019

Blavatnik Building, Tate Modern, London

Reference: TG2373

Opportunity type: Permanent, Full-time

Working hours: 36 hours per week

Salary: £34,742 per annum (inclusive of a £3,000 per annum Market Rate Allowance)

Location: London - Tate Modern, Bankside

Closing date: 16 June 2019 at midnight

Tate aims to be an artistically adventurous and culturally inclusive global art museum. We deliver this aim through activities in our four galleries across the UK (Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives), our digital platforms and collaborations with our national and international partners. At the heart of Tate is our collection of art, which includes British art from the 16th century to the present day, and international modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day.

Since Tate Modern opened in 2000, its programme of major temporary exhibitions, collection displays, commissions, live performance, and film programme has developed in diversity, scope and profile.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to join the team working on the Tate Modern collection displays which is a key aspect of our artistic programme. You will work closely with the Director of Collection, International Art, Head of Displays and colleagues across the Curatorial team and wider Tate and contribute to the planning, conception and delivery of a dynamic, visionary and innovative displays programme at Tate Modern.

You will be an experienced curator or specialist with expert knowledge in international art. You will have extensive experience of delivering visionary and ambitious programmes and projects, as well as possessing a high level of knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding collecting and displaying modern and contemporary art within a global museum context. You will be a skilled negotiator with aptitude for managing different types of relationships as well as a first class communicator who can write for a variety of audiences.

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