Located in downtown Tiohtià:ke/Montréal, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art’s unique program is focused on contemporary art, culture and politics, offering discursive exhibitions, events and research and educational activities that engage a wide range of publics.
It is SBC’s mission, as a non-collecting museum, to work with artists and other cultural practitioners to address relevant and timely issues in contemporary art and culture as they pertain to historical, current and emerging discourses both locally and in the world at large.
SBC supports a diverse community of cultural practitioners, activists and people whose work towards advancing social justice is the binding agent. The gallery actively encourages the coming together of diverse publics by providing the context in which creative action forms the cornerstone and in which all voices can be heard.
The Head of Public Programmes and Outreach will work closely with SBC’s Artistic Co-Director and Curator(s)-in-Residence as well as with artists and other collaborators toward the development and implementation of robust public programmes and outreach activities.
Occupying a central role at SBC, the candidate will work directly with all members of SBC’s team, as well as with interns, educators, students and visitors to situate SBC’s programmes within their cultural, geo-political and social contexts, and within pertinent theoretical and discursive frameworks. The programmes are to include responsible methodologies and accountability measures.
The Head of Public Programmes and Outreach will be responsible for maintaining and strengthening SBC’s existing community-based partnerships and programmes for multi-generational and diverse publics, while establishing new partners and collaborative initiatives.
The Head of Public Programmes and Outreach will oversee the development and upkeep of related toolboxes, protocols and policies and their implementation. They will make contributions to SBC’s accessibility policy to ensure it adheres to current best practices.
The Head of Public Programmes and Outreach will support the Artistic Co-Director in their role, as needed.
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To apply, please include:
- A current CV.
- A cover letter of no more than 1000 words, indicating your interest in working at SBC and how you meet the essential criteria (in French).
- A short 300-word text (in English), describing a particular aspect of SBC’s programming that interests you.
- Three references.
Apply by email with Outreach and Public Programmes in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org, noting where you saw this posting in your cover letter. Please attach PDF files only. Kindly note that we are only able to contact applicants who are invited to interview.