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May 17, 2018

EMPLOYMENT | National Gallery of Victoria (Curator, Indigenous Art)

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Key Dates:

Applications close: Friday 30 September 2016 (5pm AEST)

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Curator, Indigenous Art who will have responsibility for an area of the collection under the direction of the Senior Curator, Indigenous Art.

In consultation with the Senior Curator you will identify
and recommend works for acquisition in accordance with departmental
priorities and Gallery guidelines and complete supporting
documentation where required.  Other key responsibilities

  • Initiating, researching, developing and coordinating
    exhibitions in accordance with departmental requirements in
    consultation with the Senior Curator, and assisting with other NGV
    exhibitions and programs as required.
  • Initiating research, producing texts and contributing to
    the production of publications, as relevant to departmental needs
    and priorities.
  • Representing the Gallery to external patrons, corporate
    sponsors, Government representatives and other stakeholders,
    including giving presentations and floor talks and contributing to
    planning and hosting local, national and international events, as

To be successful you will have specialist knowledge of
Indigenous Art and culture gained from demonstrable experience in
an Australian and/or international art context and supplemented
with a tertiary qualification in Art History, Fine Arts or
equivalent.  You will also have appropriate art museum
experience and the ability to contribute to the development of
acquisitions, exhibitions, publications, educational and public
programs, collection management and policies relating to Indigenous

Please note: this is an Aboriginal Designated Position,
classified under ‘special measures’ of section 12 of the Equal
Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
people are eligible to apply.

For more details, please



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