Contract type:

Contract Permanent


Full time


020 7887 4997

Curator, Historic British Art c1730-1850

Are you a curator with significant curatorial experience and specialist knowledge of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British art and its many contexts (social, cultural, political, economic, and international)?

The successful candidate will curate and project-manage exhibitions and collection displays, develop the collection through acquisitions, and carry out research relating to the collection with a particular focus on British art c.1730–1850. Working within Tate Britain’s curatorial team, this role sits with the Historic British Art team (defined as art from the 16th century to c.1915), you will report to the Senior Curator, Historic British Art.

You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, and demonstrable ability to work to tight budgets and deadlines. You will be confident to negotiate externally at a senior level and to be an active and prominent advocate for Historic British art at Tate. You will bring a sensitive and well-informed perspective on issues of equality and diversity in relation to British art and its research and presentation.

How to apply:

Our opportunities are open for you to apply online - please visit our website via the link below. For all opportunities, we ask candidates to complete an online application form for the vacancy they are interested in. If you need an application form in an alternative format, please call us on 020 7887 4997.

Closing date: Sunday, 22nd August 2021 at Midnight

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