Curator, Art and Images[Victoria]

Curator, Art and Images



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Curator, Art and Images




Royal BC Museum


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Victoria, BC


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$69,000 (Masters) - $76,442 (PhD)


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The Royal British Columbia Museum is one of Canada’s great cultural treasures. Our collections, research and presentations enable us to tell the stories of BC in ways that enlighten, stimulate and inspire.
As the intellectual hub of the Museum, the Knowledge department has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person to share BC’s history! You will promote the Museum’s art and image resources to the world by organizing significant exhibitions, major publications and online/digital resources. You will create content for the revitalized new galleries through museum modernization and actively participate in acquisitions and collection development. You will cultivate connections provincially, nationally and internationally with artists, living communities, knowledge keepers, curators, museums and galleries.
You will join a team of outstanding curators, each of whom works collaboratively with colleagues, the public, communities, academic institutions, and other stakeholders to produce exceptional collections-based research that is not only relevant to the province and beyond, but also capable of communication across a wide range of media.

An advanced degree in art history or a related area in the humanities with particular knowledge of the history of BC is required. Candidates at the Doctoral level are encouraged but exceptional Master’s level candidates may be considered. The ideal person will have a minimum of 4 years’ museum experience (or similar) and proven experience working with artists and organizations to co-develop projects with public-facing deliverables. You will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable presenting to a wide range of audiences. Your knowledge of art historical research and writing is complemented with your knowledge of exhibit development methodology and collections development strategies.

This position requires Criminal Records Checks and all applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada (have Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status).

Please refer to the full job description and selection criteria to ensure your application addresses the areas we will be looking at when assessing suitability for this opportunity. submit your application in pdf format by 11:59 pm (PST) June 14, 2019 quoting competition RB2019:15 via email to: