Black Canadian Curator, Pan African Heritage Museum – Canada Chapter

Call for Black Canadian Curators for Digital Gallery Exhibition at the Pan African Heritage Museum – Canada Chapter

Extended Deadline: July 7, 2022

Application Information

The Canada Chapter of the upcoming Pan African Heritage Museum (PAHM) is excited to invite curators of African heritage to submit proposals for the digital gallery platforms.

Canada has a unique and complex story to tell about its own history with its Black people, and a duty to tell those stories through the voices of Black Canadians. This digital exhibition will introduce international audiences to the complexities of Canada’s position within the African Diaspora drawing on the works of Canadian artists, musicians, cultural creators, designers, and historians.

This call seeks the vision and expertise of a Black Canadian curator working across artistic disciplines to inform the content and overall context of Canada’s digital gallery. The successful candidate will work with a project manager/video content designer to

  • create introductory content for the August 2022 PAHM digital gallery launch
  • create a multi-disciplinary curatorial project for the February 2023 deadline

Eligibility Criteria and Application Requirements

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You are a professional curator (or collective) of African heritage (African, Afro-Canadian, Black, Caribbean, etc.) living and working in Canada
  • You are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada

In addition to meeting the criteria above, you must demonstrate:

  • The relevance of your proposal in relation to the call’s objective
  • The level of disciplinary innovation and creativity of the proposed project
  • How your practice embodies or reflects your specialized training and curatorial vision
  • The recognition you’ve achieved from previous professional curatorial projects

Download the Application Form here. All applicants must submit the following information to

  1. Contact information
  2. Biography
  3. Detailed project description proposal and timeline
  4. Curatorial Statement
  5. Budget
  6. Visual Support Material
  7. Current Curriculum Vitae

Additional details:
This is a full time contract
Salary details: $75,000-$85,000 per year, prorated (contract renewed March 31 2023)

Phone: 613-513-8957