Assistant Curator

Nottingham Contemporary, one of the UK’s leading and largest centres for contemporary art, is seeking an Assistant Curator to support the delivery of a dynamic programme of exhibitions, spanning new commissions, solo shows and thematic exhibitions.

As Assistant Curator, you will work closely with the Chief Curator and Director to support the research, planning and delivery of the exhibitions programme, performances, cross-departmental collaborations and related publications. The post holder will be a core member of the curatorial team, working with artist, lenders, designers and other partners, as well as other departments of the organisation, to ensure efficient delivery and communication. The post holder will also have opportunities to undertake research and contribute ideas to the programme.

With a flexible, self-motivated approach to working, your excellent relationship management skills will mean you are a natural collaborator with a flair for written and verbal communication.

The application form and further details can be found on:

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 30 March 2020. Interviews will take place Tuesday 14 April 2020.

We are committed to making our workforce representative of our city and encourage applicants from different backgrounds and different experiences.

Nottingham Contemporary is funded by Arts Council England and Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Contemporary is an equal opportunities employer.

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Contact Name

Pav Orton

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Start Date

28th February 2020

Closing Date

30th March 2020