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.

New this week!

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INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Gallery Interns | Pearl Lam Galleries – apply asap

Pearl Lam Galleries exhibit and promote contemporary art and design, presenting an exhibition programme of the highest quality including internationally established and emerging artists. With spaces in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, PLG plays a vital role in stimulating international dialogue on Chinese and Asian contemporary art. The gallery is now looking for gallery interns for its Singapore location in Gillman Barracks. Interns will assing in the preparation and administrative support of upcoming exhibitions, provide support for events planned in the gallery like press previews, dinners, opening receptions, as well as assist the exhibitions team towards installation and de-installation of two exhibitions during December and January. In addition, the gallery intern will also handle walk-ins and assist in other administrative gallery duties. MORE HERE

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JOB | Singapore | Part-Time Gallery Assistant | Art Porters Gallery – apply asap

The gallery was created in 2014 by a group of passionate art enthusiasts and collectors whose mission is to share the power of art to transform lives. The unique Singaporean art gallery is looking for part time executive, willing to work weekends, responsible, positive, organised and meticulous. The right candidate should have strong communication skills, visual and verbal, graphic design background ideal (Photoshop, Illustrator), and experience or interest in event management and sales. The assistant should also be social media savvy, have an aesthetic sense and knowledge of art, and be fluent in English. Knowledge of an additional language is a plus. MORE HERE

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JOB | Singapore | Officer / Assistant Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications | Asian Civilisations Museum – apply asap

The Asian Civilisations Museum is devoted to exploring the rich artistic heritage of Asia, especially the ancestral cultures of Singaporeans. ACM focuses on the many historical connections between the cultures of Asia, and between Asia and the world. Signature programmes like the annual ACM After Dark, Saturdays@ACM, and Lunchtime Concerts encourage visitors to connect more closely with culture and the arts. It is now looking for a temporary, 6-month post Officer / Assistant Manager in the Marketing and Communications department. The role will assist in the planning and execution of PR campaigns and corporate communication for both the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) and the Peranakan Museum (TPM). The role includes inter- and cross-departmental collaboration, working with government procurement processes, relationship management with partners and agencies. The post requires excellent project management skills, and ability to turn around high-quality deliverables. This position will report to the Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Gallery Intern – Design | Gajah Gallery – apply asap

Gajah Gallery was established in 1995 to promote Southeast Asian contemporary art with an emphasis on art from Indonesia. Gajah Gallery remains dedicated to promoting artists from the entire region and highlighting their international relevance. It is now looking for a design intern to work 3-4 days a week including 1 weekend day. The design intern will be required to assist  with designing collateral for the exhibitions and projects, and help with administrative tasks and day to day operations. The intern will also be involved in gallery and exhibition management, assist to prepare for exhibitions in the gallery, assist with administrative matters and prepare for art fairs. The intern should have a passion for the arts and a desire to be actively involved in the art community. Candidates should be able to use Microsoft Office and Adobe programmes. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | New York, USA | Curatorial Intern | The Studio Museum in Harlem – 3 December 2018

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally, and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. Curatorial interns will work under the direction of the Curatorial Assistant. Interns will be involved in a range of curatorial projects including research and organisation for upcoming exhibitions, maintaining archives and visual materials, reviewing artist submissions and updating artist files and exhibition listings. Interns will work directly with curators, assistants and artists on exhibition checklists, graphics, catalogue production and documentation. The Curatorial Internship is designed for undergraduate and graduate students who major/minor in Art History, Visual Culture or a related field. Applicants should have an interest in curating, excellent writing and research skills, and knowledge of the contemporary art world. MORE HERE

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JOB | Vienna, Austria | Artistic Director | Kunsthalle Wien – 7 December 2018

Kunsthalle Wien is the city of Vienna’s exhibition space for international contemporary art and discourse at its two venues: Museumsquartier Wien and Karlsplatz. It initiates artistic processes and produces exhibitions. The city of Vienna owns 100% of the Kunsthalle Wien, a limited liability company (GmbH). The position requires close collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer as well as intense exchange with the local art scene and media. Satisfactory applications should include concepts on networking and mediation concerning Vienna’s manifold social and cultural structure; strategies on how to include broad communities and the local art scene; strategies on how to open up the institution internationally; and remarks on your personal understanding of leadership. The Kunsthalle Wien GmbH explicitly invites female candidates who fulfill the application criteria to apply for this position. Applications from teams / collectives are possible. The position will start earliest in April 2019 and is announced for five years. The annual salary (also for teams) is EUR120,000 before tax. Interested candidates should send their application via email to Ms Anita Zemlyak, Head of the Cultural Department of the City of Vienna, bewerbungen@ma07.wien.gv.at. MORE HERE

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OPEN CALL | Istanbul, Turkey | Open Call for Artists | Mamut Art Project – 10 December 2018

A rent free platform, Mamut Art Project offers undiscovered artists the opportunity to showcase their works in 10 square metres of exhibition space. Offering an alternative to major art fairs, the platform aims to spread the concept of affordable art. As well as providing curatorial guidance, PR support and network opportunities during the exhibition, Mamut Art Project is also proud to give professional counselling to each participating artist after the exhibition. Applications are now being accepted for Mamut Art Project 2019. Turkey’s unique art event Mamut Art Project returns to KüçükÇiftlik Park in Istanbul between 3-7 April 2019 for its 7th edition. This year’s jury includes leading contemporary artist Memed Erdener a.k.a. Extrastruggle, collector Ari Meşulam, curator and writer Aslı Seven, art historian Professor Dr. Burcu Pelvanoğlu and founder of Pi Artwork Gallery Yeşim Turanlı. Each selected artist will be provided with an individual exhibition space inside the venue to show their works for over 5 days and at the special opening event to emerging and established collectors, gallery owners and curators in the 7th edition of the Mamut. MORE HERE

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JOB | London, UK | Director’s Assistant | Parasol Unit for Contemporary Art – 14 December 2018

Founded in 2004 by art historian and curator Dr. Ziba Ardalan, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is a not-for-profit art institution and educational charity that operates purely for the public benefit. Internationally recognised for its forward-thinking and challenging exhibition programme, Parasol unit has introduced a host of international artists to London’s public and has been instrumental in launching the careers of artists such as Rana Begum, Michaël Borremans, Julian Charrière and Yang Fudong. The foundation seeks an experienced and dynamic Director’s Assistant, with excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English), a high level of computer literacy, along with administrative and organisational competence. As well as acting as personal assistant to the foundation’s Director/Curator, the successful candidate will undertake various ad-hoc duties where necessary to ensure the success of the foundation. MORE HERE

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JOB | Berlin, Germany | Artistic Director | Transmediale – 3 January 2019

transmediale creates a space for critical reflection on cultural transformation from a post-digital perspective. For over thirty years, the annual festival for art and digital culture at Haus der Kulturen der Welt has been bringing together international artists, researchers, activists and thinkers with the goal of developing new outlooks on our technological era through the entanglement of different genres and curatorial approaches. Beyond the yearly event, transmediale is a transversal, dynamic platform with a vibrant community and a strong network that facilitates regular publications and year-round activities including commissions and artist residencies. The Artistic Director’s central responsibility is the formulation of transmediale’s artistic vision and its implementation on a content and structural level. The position requires the ability to critically examine topics at the intersection of art, technology, science, society, and politics as well as an experimental approach to the implementation of curatorial concepts. MORE HERE

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JOB | London, UK | Senior Producer Learning Academy | Victoria & Albert Museum – 23 November 2018

The V&A is seeking a Senior Producer within our Learning Academy team to plan, manage and co-ordinate the delivery of a vibrant and innovative programme of lifelong learning and continuing education. The role will focus on the development and organisation of conferences, symposia, seminars, study days and master classes. Formats range from one to two days in duration, including on occasion some evening events. All events are ticketed to drive forward the Academy’s income generation target and will draw on content across collections and exhibitions. Audiences will be leisure learners, museum professionals and members of the heritage and cultural sectors. MORE HERE

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JOB | Hong Kong | Associate Curator, Visual Art | M+ Museum – 26 November 2018

West Kowloon Cultural District’s M+ is dedicated to collecting, exhibiting and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image and Hong Kong visual culture of the 20th and 21st centuries. It is now recruiting for an Associate Curator, Visual Art to research M+ Collection and contemporary art in general, with a focus on contemporary Asian art and artistic practices in Mainland China, Hong Kong and other Asian & European countries. The Associate will also prepare and propose acquisitions for the M+ Collection, in consultation with Lead Curator, Visual Art and assisting with research, communications, and coordinating of potential acquisitions with various external parties. The successful candidate will manage curatorial projects, such as M+ Pavilion exhibitions, M+ Live Art and M+ Matters, as assigned, as well as contribute to the general development of the future M+. MORE HERE

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JOB | South East, UK | Curator – Turner Prize 2019 | Turner Contemporary – 26 November 2018

The Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. Every other year, the prize leaves Tate Britain and is presented at a venue outside London. In 2019 this venue is Turner Contemporary. Curator – Turner Prize 2019 will be one of two Curators working collaboratively on the delivery of the Turner Prize 2019 exhibition in Margate. Working as part of the programming team and reporting to the Head of Exhibitions, as well as working with the Director and Head of Learning and Visitor Experience, colleagues at Tate and the nominated artists, the Curator will plan and manage the Turner Prize exhibition and elements of the associated Public Programme and accompanying interpretation. MORE HERE

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JOB | London, UK | Collections Registrar | Tate Gallery – 28 November 2018

Tate’s Collection Care Division is responsible for ensuring that collections are available and accessible to the public. Its operations embrace the management, research, care and conservation of the art, archive and library collections. The Collection Management department brings excellence and innovation to the care of Tate’s collections. The department is responsible for the logistical, legal, practical and technical aspects of looking after, moving, recording and installing the works of art in Tate’s care and for facilitating the delivery of Tate’s programme. This is a great opportunity to join the team of Registrars. Candidates will have significant experience of registrarial work with a museum collection with experience of auditing, documentation and cataloguing, including using a collection management database and supporting applications. MORE HERE

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JOB | Brisbane, Australia| Assistant Registrar (Collections and Storage) | University of Queensland Art Museum (UQ Art Museum) – 29 November 2018

The University of Queensland Art Museum (UQ Art Museum) is located in the James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus, and is recognised as one of the nation’s most significant university art museums. The University of Queensland is home to one of the largest public art collections in Queensland. The purpose of the role is to assist in the management of the UQ Art Collection and the operation of UQ Art Museum’s collection storage facilities. The Assistant Registrar (Collections and Storage) ensures all artwork including new acquisitions and loans are managed to international museum standards and that procedures are followed with regard to access to the works and to the storage facilities. The Registration team comprises Senior Registrar, Museum Preparator, Assistant Registrar (Collections and Storage) and Registrar (Loans and Acquisitions) along with interns drawn from the student body of the University. MORE HERE

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COURSE | London, UK | Open Call for Applications to Tate Intensive 2019 | Tate Modern – 29 November 2018

Tate invites applications for the fourth edition of Tate Intensive, Tate Intensive: The Case for Action, a rich and dynamic programme exploring the need for imaginative change within art galleries and museums. Art galleries and museums around the world face momentous change in all directions. What kind of change does this require within institutions? How might we imagine a different set of institutional values? Brought together in a spirit of exchange and collaboration, Tate Intensive participants are invited to contribute in an open and generous way to peer-led discussions and activities, drawing on their own experiences and case studies, to explore new ways of thinking and working. The week offers a vital space for critical reflection and the opportunity to develop fresh perspectives and new skills for driving change. MORE HERE

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OPEN CALL | Africa | Open Call for Ant Mobility Funding | Pro Helvetia – 30 November 2018

For the current phase of our programme (2018 – 2020) Ant Mobility Funding has been separated into two distinct and more focused streams. The first is directed at individual artists and arts practitioners and the second to bands, performing arts companies, collectives, festivals and arts organisations generally. Activities and Projects should involve mobility between two or more of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Seychelles, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Zambia, and Zimbabwe. MORE HERE

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JOB | New York, USA | Assistant to Chief Marketing Officer | Pace Gallery – 30 November 2018

Pace Gallery is seeking a highly organised and motivated Assistant to their Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, the assistant will be responsible for ensuring that the CMO’s office runs smoothly in the most efficient manner, provide consistent and reliable administrative support to the CMO relating to correspondence, incoming/outgoing calls, calendar management and travel coordination. The Assistant will also liaise closely with the members of Pace’s Marketing team as well as Executive staff. Amont other requirements, candidates should hold a BA Degree in Art History or related field required, and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar support role, preferably in a gallery or arts related cultural institution. MORE HERE

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JOB | Nida, Lithuania | Director | Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts – 1 December 2018

Nida Art Colony, a subdivision of the Vilnius Academy of Arts, invites applications for the full-time position of General and Artistic Director, a 3 + 3 years assignment from September 2019. Nida Art Colony (NAC) is a residency center in Nida, Lithuania’s premium seaside resort. NAC runs an international Artist-in-Residence Programme, the Nida Doctoral School, and a number of other projects within contemporary art, art education, and artistic research. NAC seeks a General and Artistic Director with a good track record in contemporary art curating and management and a good international network within fields relevant to NAC’s programme. The Director shall provide forceful strategic leadership for NAC, conceive and deliver its artistic program and articulate a compelling vision for its further development as a leading residency center in the Baltic and Nordic region and as an integral part of an art university. MORE HERE

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OPEN CALL | Dubai, UAE | Open Call for Art Jameel Commissions: Arts Writing and Research | Art Jameel / Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai – 1 December 2018

Art Jameel Commissions is an annual programme anchored at the forthcoming Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai. The programme runs in a 3-year cycle, focusing on sculpture (2018), arts writing and research (2019), and drawing and painting (2020). Its 2018-2019 jury includes writer, curator and Director of Dar al-Ma’mun, a library and artists’ residency in Marrakech, Morocco, Omar Berrada and independent writers and critics, Negar Azimi and Nida Ghouse. Art Jameel Commissions is open to artists from or based in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, as well as those from around the world with an interest in and familiarity with these regions. Art Jameel Commissions: Arts Writing and Research is open to all areas of inquiry, although preference will be given to those who engage with the thematic focuses within Jameel Art Centre’s current programming. Applications are open to writers, critics, art historians, curators and artists whose primary medium is writing, with a mandate to support the development of innovative research and the production of a substantial piece of writing. MORE HERE
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Brittney

By Brittney

Brittney is a writer, curator and contemporary art gallerist. Born in Singapore and based in New York City, Brittney maintains a deep interest in the contemporary art landscape of Southeast Asia. This is combined with an equally strong interest in contemporary art from the Asian diasporas, alongside the issues of identity, transmigration and global relations.

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