Chief Curator

Nottingham Contemporary, one of the UK’s leading and largest centres for contemporary art, is seeking a Chief Curator to conceptualising, researching and overseeing a dynamic programme of exhibitions, spanning new commissions, solo shows and thematic exhibitions.

As Chief Curator, you will work closely with the director on developing the exhibitions programme, as well as performances and related publications. You will line-manage an exhibitions team comprising a curator, assistant curator and trainee, and be an integral member of the senior management team.

With strong self-initiative, 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 at

The deadline for applications is Monday 18 March 2019.

Interviews will take place Tuesday 2 April 2019.

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

Opportunity Type


Contact Name

Nicola Murray 

Contact Email


Start Date

1st March 2019

Closing Date

18th March 2019