Art jobs and opportunities | Tate, SFMOMA… and more

Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is an archive of openings in the visual art world. 

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JOB | London | Corporate Membership and Events Officer | Tate – 28 January 2016

One of the world’s leading arts institutions, Tate exists to increase public awareness, understanding and enjoyment of British art from the 16th century to the present day, and of international modern and contemporary art. Working within the team, the successful candidate will aim to optimise the income raised from corporate events at Tate Britain and Tate Modern, by providing a first-class sales response to all corporate enquiries, and developing long-term relationships with Tate’s supporters, corporate members and sponsors. MORE HERE


JOB | San Francisco | Curatorial Assistant, Architecture and Design | SFMOMA – 31 January 2016

The Curatorial Assistant works closely with SFMOMA’s permanent collection of Architecture + Design, providing research, administration and public information and engagement, under the direction of the A+D Head of the Department. To this end, the Curatorial Assistant will have a large role in the Architecture + Design Accessions programme, collection analysis, the A+D Artist Initiative, Team A+D, and collection visibility. MORE HERE 


JOB | London | Collections Project Manager | The British Museum – 1 February 2016

The British Museum is seeking an experienced Project Manager with both procurement and resource management expertise to deliver essential collections storage and move projects that will ensure the collection is housed onsite in Bloomsbury, in optimum conditions, easily available for study and professionally managed. The collection covers two million years of human history, and consists of approximately eight million objects representing most areas of the world. MORE HERE 


OPEN CALL | Japan | Fellowship Programme 2016–17 | Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu – 29 February 2016

Centre for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu operates a fellowship programme for young artists and researchers who are engaged in art, curatorial work, design and architecture. CCA Fellowship Programme 2016–17 runs from September 2016 to the end of March 2017. Each fellow will be required to stay and work in Kitakyushu for a few months, either consecutively or intermittently during this period of time. Fellows are expected to further develop their research and studies through discussions, workshops and other CCA activities during their stay. At the end of the programme, fellows are required to present the results of their project as report, exhibition, etc., with advice from the directors. MORE HERE 


JOB | Baltimore | Undergraduate Teaching | Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) – apply by unspecified

The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) announces five full-time faculty positions in the undergraduate division. Ideal candidates will be distinguished professionals who promote practice-based learning, new theoretical frameworks for the creative fields, and commitment to equity and diversity in teaching, service, leadership and practice. Long renowned for its Fine Arts curriculum and top-rated Graphic Design department, MICA is expanding its undergraduate design offerings with new degrees in Product Design and Game Design, expected to launch next year. MORE HERE


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INTERNSHIP | Hong Kong | Multiple Internships | Asia Art Archive – 22 January 2016

Asia Art Archive seeks to support the personal growth and intellectual development of our interns, while informing their future aspirations. The internship programme at AAA is an opportunity to learn how a non-profit organisation runs, to discover new interpretations on contemporary art, and engage with artists, art professionals and other students from around the world. Available positions include: Communications, Development, Editorial, Learning and Participation, Library and Public Programmes. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Poland | Production of an Artist’s Novel | Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle – 24 January 2016

The Novel As Fantasy open call is an opportunity for visual artists to submit a proposal for the creation of a new artist’s novel. Proposals should describe an art project in which the creation of a novel occupies a central position. The selected project will start in April 2016 and will finish in December 2017, with the final presentation in CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw and the publication of the artist’s novel. Production budget, artist fee and working facilities will be provided. MORE HERE


JOB | London | Museum Events Manager | Victoria & Albert Museum – 25 January 2016

The Victoria & Albert Museum Events Department has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Events Manager. The ideal candidate will be highly experienced in staging events, preferably in an arts based organisation. Knowledge of the arts, while not essential, is desirable, and the candidate must show enthusiasm for the Victoria & Albert Museum and exhibit an interest in the museum world. They will be very well organised, have a confident manner, significant administrative experience and be able to work confidently in a very busy office. MORE HERE 


OPEN CALL | New York | The Edward and Sally Van Lier Arts Fellowship | Museum of Arts and Design – 25 January 2016

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is now taking applications for the Artist Studios Residency and the Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship. MAD champions contemporary makers across creative fields, presenting artists, designers and artisans who apply the highest level of ingenuity and skill to their work. The Van Lier Fellowship provides support for talented, culturally diverse, economically challenged young people who are seriously dedicated to careers in the arts. Fellows work 40 hours per week and receive a stipend of USD10,000. Applicants must be 30 years or younger as of 1 January 2016 for Fellowships beginning in 2016, and 30 years or younger as of 1 January 2017 for Fellowships beginning in 2017. MORE HERE



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