CURATOR OF INDIGENOUS ART
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria seeks a dynamic and ambitious Curator to support the needs of its diverse exhibitions and collections programs. The Curator of Indigenous Art will assist the Chief Curator with the implementation of the Art Gallery’s curatorial activities related to a focus on Indigenous art including exhibitions, publications and acquisitions in accordance with AGGV’s evolving policies and procedures. As a member of the Gallery team, the candidate will organize and project-manage local, national and international in-house and circulating exhibitions, including research, conceptualization, exhibition design, production of publications, development of interpretive materials, and installation. The candidate will also play a key role in developing, researching, maintaining, and sharing the Gallery’s collection of developed Indigenous art.
A graduate university degree (M.A., M.F.A.) in art history, or related discipline/special focus on Indigenous art) or/and demonstrated knowledge and experience is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of curatorial experience in the area of Indigenous art, preferably in a museum setting, in areas including exhibition planning and implementation, and collections care and research, as well as proven administrative, financial and organizational skills.
A museum professional with solid achievements and a good reputation in the milieu, the candidate must possess superior communication skills, art historical research abilities and a publication record in an area of expertise.
Preference for this role will support individuals who have lived experience as Indigenous and have existing relations with Indigenous communities.
The complete job description and details regarding compensation can be found at the link below. If this dynamic opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with your resume and cover letter HERE.
This posting will remain open until the position is filled.
We encourage people of Indigenous ancestry, women, people of colour, LGBTQQIP2SA individuals, and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers at the AGGV.
We thank all those who apply; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.