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Curatorial Intern

Dunedin Central

Reference: 4479401

  • Fixed term 6-8 months
  • Utilise your knowledge of art
  • Appreciation for visual culture

The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is offering a six to eight month internship, providing the opportunity for someone with a demonstrated commitment to developing their curatorial practice to join our team.

The Curatorial Internship is a training position for emerging New Zealand art curators, supported by funding from Creative New Zealand.

Reporting to the Public Programmes and Collection Manager, you will be a member of the Gallery's Public Programmes and Collection team. You will be working in all areas relating to the development and presentation of exhibitions, public programmes and publications, including working with contemporary art and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection.

This internship will require you to work collegially within a team environment. It involves working with artists, writing for exhibitions and publications, developing conservation and art handling knowledge, contributing to exhibition design and layout, interacting with members of the public, and contributing to the development and presentation of visitor programmes.

If you have a positive outlook, a demonstrated interest in exhibition making and a strong willingness to take on the diverse tasks required of a trainee curator in a public gallery environment, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Salary range: $41,358 to $48,657

Applications Close: 25 Jan 2019