Stanley Picker Gallery Curatorship [Applications Closed]

We are currently seeking a dynamic hands-on new member of our small team to help deliver and promote our programme of new commissions, projects and public events across contemporary art and design, whilst developing an innovative and inclusive project of your own, over an 18-month timeframe, that will enhance the Gallery’s engagement with relevant communities.

Closing Date: Thursday 16 March 2023

Contract: 18-month fixed term, full-time, venue based

Starting Salary: £35,853

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Stanley Picker Gallery operates as an ‘expanded studio’ generating an onsite, offsite and online programme of fellowships, exhibitions, projects and events that engages audiences in the local community and contributes to the regional, national and international cultural environments.

The Stanley Picker Gallery Curatorship will help develop and deliver an innovative programme across the fields of contemporary art and design, with the aim of increasing staff and student engagement, maximising public access and enjoyment, and enhancing the national and international reputation of the Stanley Picker Gallery as part of Kingston University and Arts Council England’s National Portfolio.

You will have a good undergraduate qualification in a relevant field with excellent working knowledge of current art and design practice and a strong engagement with contemporary culture. You will bring curatorial experience of successfully delivering high-quality and innovative exhibitions, events and/or public programmes.

You will have a friendly and personable manner and a practical approach to the physical delivery of all Gallery activities, with an ability to work independently and together with others, to problem-solve, adapt and learn new skills.

The Stanley Picker Gallery and our University partner-venue Dorich House Museum are committed to working ambitiously, innovatively and inclusively to foster equality and diversity across all of our activities and operations. We strongly encourage participation from all protected characteristics to achieve fairness of opportunity for all. We fully acknowledge our environmental responsibility and our duty to reduce our impact on the planet through transforming our working practices.