Location:Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract type:Contract Permanent
Telephone:0191 211 5235
Keeper of Art
We are seeking a Keeper of Art who under the direction of the Chief Curator will work with the art galleries designated collections and deliver the exhibition programme. The post holder will be mainly based at the Laing Art Gallery but will also work between the Shipley and Hatton 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.
Significant professional experience of working in an art gallery or an art-led museum department and experience with collections including documentation, interpretation and exhibition organisation are essential. Experience of managing staff and volunteers is also required.