Artistic Director, Mann Art Gallery

Installation of the Metis Lobstick, summer 2021, by Leah Dorion, Curtis Breaton, Ashley Smith, and Lana Wilson, with Elder Liz Settee. Photo by All My Relations Photography.

Job Posting: Artistic Director, Mann Art Gallery

Embrace this Artistic Leadership Role for a Leading Gallery in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Mann Art Gallery, a beacon of artistic and cultural significance in Prince Albert, seeks an Artistic Director who will co-lead our gallery alongside the Administrative Director, under the governance of our Board of Directors. This role is for those passionate about driving artistic vision and community engagement in a vibrant cultural setting, with a focus on curating new and Permanent Collection exhibitions. Visit our website for more information on our programming.

Position: Artistic Director
Job Type: Contract position, part-time, flexible hours (benefits plan available)
Compensation: Salary is negotiable based on experience and contracted hours
Location: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Start Date: February 2024, ASAP
Application Closing Date: Friday, February 9, 2024

About the Role:

As Artistic Director, you will co-lead the gallery’s vision and operations, forming part of a shared leadership model. You will collaborate closely with the Administrative Director and engage with a seasoned programming and administrative team. Along with our Board of Directors, and a network of community partners, supporters, and funders you will elevate the gallery’s stature and impact.

Installation view of 46th Annual Winter Festival Art Show & Sale, Main Gallery. Photo by Mann Art Gallery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Curate and direct innovative exhibitions and manage the Permanent Collection.
  • Play a pivotal role in strategic decision-making in tandem with the Administrative Director and the Board. Including writing grant proposals.
  • Engage with community partners to enhance gallery outreach and impact.
  • Supervise and mentor a dedicated team, fostering a culture of creativity and excellence.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Fine Arts, Art History, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated experience working in an art gallery, especially in a curatorial role.
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills in a shared governance model.
  • Proven experience in building relationships with community partners and funders.
  • Criminal record check required for employment.

Shared Leadership and Community Engagement:

  • Integral part of a dynamic duo with the Administrative Director, shaping the gallery’s future.
  • Active participant in Board meetings, offering artistic insights to guide governance decisions.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with key community stakeholders, fostering a supportive network for the gallery.

Apply Now:

Email your CV, cover letter, and portfolio (if applicable) to board@mannartgallery.ca. Join a team that’s passionate about making a difference through art. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Closing Date: Friday, February 9, 2024
Note: Applications will only be accepted by email.


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Mann Art Gallery
142 12th St. West
Prince Albert, SK S6V 3B5
306-763-7080
Job applications to be sent to board@mannartgallery.ca
Website: mannartgallery.ca

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The Mann Art Gallery is a fully-accessible venue including: all spaces at ground level; accessible bathroom; accessible parking near entrance; automatic doors; wide corridors; gender-neutral washrooms; 2SLGBTQIA friendly-space.