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Tyne and Wear

Keeper of Art



Full time

£28,785 - £32,029 per annum

37 hours per week

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a creative, motivated art specialist to join the art team at Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums. We are seeking a Keeper of Art to work with the art galleries designated collections and deliver the art galleries exhibition programme. Under the direction of the Chief Curator the post holder will work closely with art team colleagues and will be mainly based at the Laing Art Gallery but will also work between the two other galleries.

Tyne & Wear archives and Museums is a major museum service managing nine museums across the North East which include the three Art Galleries; Laing, Shipley and Hatton Gallery managed on behalf of Newcastle City Council, Gateshead Council and Newcastle University. Each Gallery is home to a unique and outstanding collection showcasing high quality exhibitions and displays.

A degree or equivalent qualification or experience in visual art/history of art and experience of working with collections including documentation, interpretation and exhibition organisation are essential. Experience of managing staff and volunteers is also required.

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Closing date:

26 March 2020

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