QAGOMA are seeking an Associate Curator, International Art. Are you building your experience as a curator? Passionate about art and working with artists? Thoughtful, flexible and patient? Curious about the world? Full of energy and excitement? Developing a reputation in the field? The Associate Curator, International Art is member of a dynamic and creative team, working across the Gallery’s Contemporary and Historical collections. The role contributes to the research and development of the collection; exhibitions drawn from this; and major exhibitions featuring loaned works and new artist’s projects. You will need a good knowledge of International Art, a grounding in either Contemporary or Historical (pre-1975) art; confidence in writing and speaking about art; tertiary qualifications in art history, the visuals arts or museum studies; and experience working in the field.

At QAGOMA, International Art are responsible for the development of exhibitions that range from vast to intimate in scale, as well as caring for and developing the gallery’s International collection.

The Associate Curator, International Art plays a vital role across all of these areas, working in a small team under the Curatorial Manager International Art.

Art and artists are at the centre of this role, and all that we care for. Equally, we strive to welcome, captivate, challenge and energise our audiences.

We are seeking a curator, ready to dream of new worlds whilst also being capable and patient, able to navigate the processes of a large institution. We are looking for a colleague who is a good communicator and cares about their working relationships, near and far.

The Associate Curator, International Art will have the capacity to understand the collection as it stands, and join us in looking towards the future – planning how the collection might best be developed to reflect the world (and worlds) we live in as well as the communities we serve.

We are seeking a flexible, inspiring and creative thinker, to contribute to the research, development and delivery of exhibitions. As examples of major exhibitions, International Art are currently working towards European Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, earlier major exhibitions include WaterGerhard Richter: The Life of Images and Sugar Spin: You, me, art and everything. Exhibitions drawn primarily from the collection include RevelationsWork, Work, WorkMeasures of Distance; Limitless Horizon: Vertical PerspectiveSublime and Harvest. The role requires a team player, keen to contribute to shared and scheduled projects; as well as offering opportunities to develop your own curatorial and creative voice.

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