Art jobs and opportunities |MET, Whitney Museum, Christie’s, Emily Carr University… and more

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

Whether you are an artist or an aspiring curator, a market analyst or a scholar, Art Radar Opportunities has listings that will pique your interest. Every week we add new positions suitable for a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience. 

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JOB | New York | Research Associate | The Metropolitan Museum of Art – ASAP

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is now hiring a research associate for the forthcoming catalogue of Italian Renaissance Bronzes in conjunction with the curator of this project. They will manage curatorial editing and the cataloguing authors in partnership with the Museum’s Editorial Department. Reading and writing in Italian is required. PhD in art history and museum experience are also required. Please submit resumes and cover letters to Please use the following format in email subject line: Dept-ESDA-Research Associate. MORE HERE


JOB | New York | Curator of Performance | Whitney Museum of American Art ASAP

The Whitney Museum seeks a curator or associate curator with a strong vision for performance within a museum context and an outstanding track record of programming in the performing and visual arts. Reporting directly to the Nancy and Steve Crown Family Chief Curator, the incumbent will create and oversee an ambitious programme of performance art, music, dance, theatre and other related activities, as well as propose and organise exhibitions. He/she will play a key role in the evolution of the Whitney’s newly established theatre and ensure the integration of performance within the overall artistic direction of the Museum and Collection. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Write “Associate Curator/Curator Performance” in the subject line. MORE HERE


JOB | Tokyo | International Art Sales & Auctioneer | Park West Gallery – ASAP

Park West Gallery has brought the experience of collecting fine art to more than two million collectors around the world since 1969, through art auctions on over 100 cruise ships and in major cities around the world. It is now seeking a Professional Public Speaking & Auctioneer Apprentice to live and work onboard a cruise ship. While assisting the art team and programme onboard as an Associate, you will get on-the-job training through our Auctioneer Development Program with guided mentorship. Through auctions, seminars and other events, you will engage audiences in the world of art, helping them to gain an appreciation and understanding of art. MORE HERE


JOB | Hong Kong | Director, Christie’s Education Asia | Christie’s – 4 February 2018

The primary function of this role is to develop Christie’s Education programmes across the Asia region, both in terms of developing local programmes and in terms of working with regional institutions to create opportunities for Christie’s Education in New York and London. In addition to working on existing programmes, the role would also seek to develop new partnerships, online programmes, and potentially build a degree-programme based in Asia. This role requires an experienced professional, with a broad network and 5-10 years’ experience in the art industry, preferably at Christie’s. MORE HERE


JOB | Vancouver | President + Vice Chancellor | Emily Carr University of Art + Design – 20 January 2018

A dynamic learning community, Emily Carr is a worldwide centre of excellence in trans-disciplinary, inclusive, and socially engaged art and design education and research: the University and its alumni are shaping cultural geography, from the local to the global. Emily Carr seeks a full-time, permanent President + Vice Chancellor who will work with the diverse constituencies of the University to maintain its core strengths while developing its emerging potential. As Chief Executive of the University, the President + Vice-Chancellor will report to the Board of Governors and play an integral role in establishing and achieving Emily Carr’s strategic direction and academic priorities. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished scholar with a terminal degree, proven leadership experience in academic settings, and strong ties to the art, design and creative industries. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Online | Call for Women Filmmakers And Artists | WomenCinemakers Biennale 2018 – 28 February 2018

WomenCinemakers has opened up a new space for women directors to share their powerful films and ideas, encouraging mutual exchange where the filmmakers and critics can converge to discuss the becoming of the film industry. It is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its biennial edition. It is looking for shorts, documentaries and features written, directed or produced by women. There are four (4) categories that films can be entered: Independent Cinema, Documentary, Dance Video, Experimental cinema and Video art.  In order to submit a film to the WomenCinemakers, you have to send the film and the completed film entry form before 28 February 2018. MORE HERE


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JOB | London | Programme Curator | Camden Arts Centre – 15 January 2018

Camden Arts Centre is looking for an experienced Programme Curator: Residencies and Public Programme – Maternity Cover. The primary function of this post is to coordinate and deliver a fully integrated programme of public talks, events and artist residencies in consultation with the Programme Team. The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience programming and coordinating public programmes and artist-led events, and of working on long-term artist projects with a variety of external partners and freelancers. He/she should have a strong understanding of contemporary art, art history and current issues pertinent to the sector. MORE HERE


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