Sunday, May 09, 2010

JOB POSTING : CURATOR Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge Ontario

Cambridge Galleries,
Cambridge Ontario


Cambridge Galleries’ seek a dynamic individual to join our team as Curator for an ongoing program of exhibitions in two gallery spaces within the City of Cambridge: at our main gallery, 1 North Square, and our Preston gallery, 432 King Street East.

Reporting to the Director, this curatorial position is responsible for the production of exhibitions from concept through to realization, including research, planning, organization, set-up coordination and interpretation; budget preparation and management.

The Curator must be familiar with local, provincial and national visual arts communities;
have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team oriented environment. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of the theoretical, historical and intellectual contexts of contemporary art practices and an ability to communicate this knowledge to both specialized and general audiences.  

Applicants require a fine art degree and 3 to 5 years experience in a public art gallery, preferably in contemporary curatorial work.

Mary Misner, Director
Cambridge Galleries
1 North Square
Cambridge  ON  N1S 2K6

Please send a personalized cover letter and curriculum vitae by May 25, 2010

(Top) James Carl, Do You Know What: A Survey 1990-2008 (Queen’s Square), January 17 - March 1, 2009. Photo: R. McNair. (Middle) Range (Queen’s Square), May 16 - June 27, 2009. Photo: KJ Bedford. (Bottom) Pearl Van Geest: Of Possession, (Preston), January 26 - March 7, 2008. Photo: D. Popplow.

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