Curator of Historical and Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria seeks a dynamic and ambitious Curator of Historical and Canadian Art to support the needs of its diverse exhibitions and collections programs. The Curator will assist the Chief Curator in the development and implementation of an integrated exhibition and collecting plan focused on historical art, which meets the long-term objectives for the Gallery. 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 more than 20,000 works of art and craft.

A graduate university degree (M.A., M.F.A.), comprehensive knowledge of art and cultural history with an emphasis on Canadian, and experience in curatorial work is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of curatorial experience, 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.

Application Deadline: March 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm

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