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£22,462 to £24,799
Application Deadline: 
2 January 2020

The Arts Section of Cultural Services at Warwick District Council consists of the Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Spa Centre and Leamington Town Hall. The service delivers a wide range of high quality arts activities with the aim of increasing participation in the arts and ensuring that opportunities for engagement are maximised for visitors and residents of the District.

We are looking for a Curator (Art) to join our team. Working with curatorial and engagement colleagues based in the Art Gallery & Museum, you will lead on the care and interpretation of the art collection, which includes historic and contemporary artworks.  Tasks will include accessioning, documenting and providing access to artworks, answering enquiries, and contributing to related exhibitions and events which educate and entertain existing visitors and help develop new audiences.

You will have a degree in History of Art or another relevant subject, a minimum of one year’s curatorial experience in a museum or art gallery, and be familiar with the management of associated budgets. Working closely with other staff in the council, you will have high level written and verbal communications skills and be a good team player. A post graduate qualification in Museum Studies would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion about the job call Chloe Johnson, Collections & Engagement Manager, on 01926 456942.

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