Job opportunities selection by CIMAM

9 February 2021

Palm Springs is seeking a Manager of Exhibitions & Collections

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The Manager of Exhibitions & Collections plays a key role in the art-related operations of the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Museum Drive facility and the Architecture + Design Center. The position maintains the policies and procedures for the collection, the archive, and the library holdings; and prepares the master art installation schedule relating to art movements, shipping, exhibitions, and special events for museum buildings and other sites.

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Akron Art Museum, Ohio, is looking for a Chief Curator


The Chief Curator is responsible for leading all curatorial functions: organizing and coordinating exhibitions from the collection and outside sources; producing interpretive materials; and communicating to the public.  Maintains strong relationships with donors, lenders, artists, dealers, arts organizations, and the academic community to develop the collection and further the mission of the museum.  Commits to becoming established as a key artistic leader in the Akron community.

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Curatorial Assistant, Institute of Contemporary Arts at NYU Shanghai

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The position is an opportunity for an emerging cultural worker to develop their career within the non-profit gallery and museum sector, acquire a wide range of skills and experience associated with the programming and operation of a university art gallery, and gain a comprehensive knowledge of working within both a small organization and large institution.

No deadline 

Curatorial Assistant, Media and Performance, The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA

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The Media and Performance Department at The Museum of Modern Art seeks a dynamic team member to support an upcoming cross-media exhibition with a focus on artists of African descent as well as other exhibitions and acquisitions to the collection. The curatorial assistant will work with colleagues across the Museum and with external colleagues to provide preparatory assistance and logistical support that ensures that exhibitions, collection care, programs, department operations and other daily functions are smoothly executed.

No deadline.

Onassis Air 2021/22 Open Call


The Onassis Air 2021/22 Open Call invites applications from artists, curators, designers, activists, collectives, educators, legal advocates, performance makers, economists, architects, filmakers and other practitioners from any medium of expression or discipline to delve into a collective study around two research topics that we find urgent to address today.

Closes: 26 February 2021

Open Call 2021 for residencies, Singapore Art Museum- SAM


SAM Residencies is now accepting applications for the 2021 cycle for three residencies – the Artist Residency; Community & Education Residency; and Curatorial & Research Residency. Selected residents will be hosted in Singapore between July 2021 and March 2023, for a period of between one and six months.

Closes: 28 February 2021

Learning and Engagement Curatorial Fellow, MOSTYN

Photo by Martin Lyons.

MOSTYN is looking for someone with the experience and skills to bring cultural and societal issues to life through the arts, introducing as wide an audience as possible to the benefits and opportunities of contemporary art. The post holder will research and formulate plans for ambitious and experimental approaches to reaching new audiences and widening engagement with our communities.

Closes: 28 February 2021


Call for Artistic Director, KANAL-Centre Pompidou

Photo Veerle Vercauteren. © FondationStichting KANAL.

The KANAL Foundation, the administrator of this future museum that will open its doors in 2024, will, in the meantime, pursue its artistic and societal experiments in a resolutely multidisciplinary approach. It is the very concept of the museum that KANAL is seeking to reinvent.

Closes: 28 February 2021

Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship 2021 at Whitechapel Gallery

Photo: Anthony Coleman. Courtesy: Whitechapel Gallery.

International open call for the Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship at London's Whitechapel Gallery. The Curatorial Fellowship is a six-month placement for a mid-career curator at Whitechapel Gallery’s Exhibitions department, beginning in late September 2021.

Closes: 1 March 2021

IMPAKT Full Spectrum Curatorship programme Open call

View of Martine Stig, Stef Kolman, Tomas van der Wansem and Roel Noback, (screenshot) in Face Value.

IMPAKT invites emerging and aspiring curators with a specific interest in media art and its relationship to technology and society to apply for the Full Spectrum Curatorship Programme.

Closes: 1 March 2021

apexart International Open Call 2021-22

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Four winning proposals will become apexart exhibitions presented in their selected locations around the world as part of our 2021-22 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of location or past experience, are invited to submit a proposal online.

Closes: 1 March 2021

Open Call for Curatorial Projects, CUE Art Foundation, New York


CUE’s Open Calls provide artists and emerging curators the opportunity and necessary resources to realize an exhibition at CUE’s storefront gallery in East Chelsea, New York.

Closes: 12 March 2021

Curator, African Art, The Brooklyn Museum


The Brooklyn Museum is seeking an exceptional communicator and scholar to oversee our curatorial program in the Arts of Africa. The successful candidate will be an engaged curator/scholar with a commitment to our mission and have a proven ability to conceptualize original, canon-expanding, and timely collection and loan exhibitions.

No deadline. Start date: Immediately