Job opportunities selection by CIMAM

22 March 2023

Open call: Exhibition Curatorship and Museum Management, Fundación Botín

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© Fundación Botín. Centro Botín. Architect: Renzo Piano, Santander 2019.

A scholarship abroad for specialized training in order to obtain professional training in the theory and techniques of museum management and the organization of exhibitions in an integral way (curatorial studies).

Closes: 12 May 2023.

Manager/ Assistant Manager (Curatorial Programmes), National Gallery Singapore

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The National Gallery Singapore is looking for a professional to develop and implement curatorial programmes which include talks, workshops, lectures, round-table discussions, publications, and various new formats, including digital content such as podcasts, livestreams, videos et cetera, that cater to a broad range of adult learners with different interests, learning styles and needs.

Closes: 17 April 2023.

Assistant Curator, KANAL, Brussels


KANAL is a new, interdisciplinary museum of modern and contemporary art in Brussels established by the Brussels Capital Region, developed and managed by the KANAL Foundation in partnership with Centre Pompidou. It will be situated in a converted Citroen factory in Brussels.

Closes: 14 April 2023.

Director, Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), Melbourne, Australia

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MUMA_Photo by Trevor Mein

MUMA is seeking an exceptional Director to lead and oversee its innovative and experimental contemporary art program.

Closes: 12 April 2023.

Curator of Exhibitions, Nottingham Contemporary

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At Nottingham Contemporary, we believe in the power of contemporary art to inspire, challenge and transform. Our exhibitions, events and learning programmes offer opportunities for people to encounter, experience and participate in contemporary art and culture.

Closes: 10 April 2023.

2 x Assistant Curator, Apprenticeship, Tate

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These apprenticeship opportunities at Tate are only open to candidates who have not already completed a degree and who are not in the process of completing one. However, you must have a minimum of one year experience of working in the arts, gallery/museum sector or social engagement and community arts.

Closes: 05 April 2023.

Grants for Clean, The Frankenthaler Climate Initiative

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Helen Frankenthaler, Cool Summer, 1962, oil on canvas, 69 3/4 x 120 inches (177.2 x 304.8 cm).*

The Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is an energy and climate granting program launched by Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in partnership with RMI and Environment and Culture Partners. It is the first program of its kind in the U.S. for the visual arts and is the largest private national grant-making program to address climate change through cultural institutions.

Closes: 31 March 2023.

Fondazione Prada seeks a Curator - Research and Publications

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Fondazione Prada Milano - Photo Alessandro Saletta and Agnese Bedini - DSL Studio. Courtesy Fondazione Prada

The ideal candidate will have an excellent knowledge of modern and contemporary art and an aptitude for exploring related disciplinary areas such as science, the performing arts, cinema, and architecture.

Closes: 31 March 2023.

Senior Producer – Live Arts, The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation


The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, is looking for a Senior Producer to join the CAM team. In this role, you will manage the production and delivery of CAM’s Live Arts programme. The Live Arts programme includes talks, performances, film screenings and other live events, as well as commissioning and presenting new works. It takes place across the new building (opening in 2024), the garden and the public realm.

Closes: 30 March 2023.

Senior Curator, First Nations Programs, Carriageworks, Sydney


Carriageworks is the largest and most significant contemporary multi-arts centre of its kind in Australia. The Senior Curator, First Nations Programs will work with First Nations team alongside the Artistic Program team to coordinate, plan and deliver the Carriageworks First Nations program. The program will be partnership focused and will move across disciplines, cultures and communities.

Closes: 26 March 2023.

Open Call for the Artistic Director of Busan Biennale 2024


Those interested in creating artistic value for Busan as a city and leading future-oriented exhibition-making efforts for the upcoming iteration of the Busan Biennale are encouraged to apply for the position of artistic director of the Busan Biennale 2024.

Closes: 26 March 2023.

Onassis Air Open Call


ONASSIS AiR, Greece, is a residency program that focuses on the process and is designed according to the participants’ needs.

Closes: 20 March 2023.

Director, Powerhouse Program, Sydney

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Powerhouse Museum_photo by Katherine Lu

The Director Powerhouse Program will lead the conceptual and curatorial development and delivery of an applied arts and applied sciences program across the four Powerhouse sites. You will collaborate locally, nationally and internationally to create an ambitious, culturally relevant and dynamic program that sits at the forefront of redefining museum practice.

No deadline

Fellowship Coordinator, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is a not-for-profit institution that exhibits, collects, preserves, and researches contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora; conceives and hosts international exhibitions; develops supporting educational, discursive, and enriching programmes; encourages intercultural understanding; and strives for access for all.

No deadline. Posted 17 February 2023.

Director, Japan Society Gallery

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Japan Society is the premier organization connecting Japanese culture, business, and society with audiences in New York and around the world through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, sustainability, and education, online and on-site at our headquarters in a landmarked New York City building.

No deadline.

Director for People and Culture, Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art. Image courtesy the museum.

A significant part of this role will be promoting and developing programs to support our Staff Equity and Inclusion goals, Learning and Development, and streamlining our processes across the Museum.

No deadline.

Artistic Director, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart


Künstlerhaus Stuttgart is looking for a director who will build on this structure to develop an artistic program that brings local communities and international agents into exchange.

No deadline: To be filled as of January 1, 2024.

Curatorial Assistant, MoMA


The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for three Curatorial Assistant openings. Assisting with the dynamic collection gallery presentations at MoMA, the Curatorial Assistants work with the Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs and the Museum’s six Chief Curators, offering a cross-departmental and cross-functional experience.

No deadline.

Curatorial Assistant, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice


The curatorial assistant will work closely with the PGC staff, both for activities related to the permanent collection and for temporary exhibitions, also giving support to work related to research, publications, acquisitions, education and other activities related to the curatorial function.

No deadline.

Curatorial assistant, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai

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Candidate will be expected to work with the Education team. Individuals with experience in programming for diverse audiences, working with schools and colleges and general project management are especially encouraged to apply.

No deadline.

Education Curator at Wits Art Museum – Johannesburg, Gauteng

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This position at the University of the Witwatersrand will suit applicants with a passion for arts education, excellent communication skills and organisational abilities and the ability to work well with multiple interest groups to develop and deliver a range of high quality, engaging educational programmes, and other events, that attract growing numbers of school children, students, academics and the general public to the museum on an ongoing and repeat basis.

No deadline.

Art Exhibition Coordinator, The Museum of Latin American Art, California


MOLAA is seeking a professional Art Exhibition Coordinator/Preparator to take on a wide variety of responsibilities dealing with the movement, packing of artwork, installation, and de-installation of exhibitsin the galleries.

No deadline.