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Senior Curator, Exhibitions

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Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 

Salary:Up to £45,000 per annum 


Closing date:29 November 2021 at midnight 

We are currently recruiting for Senior Curator, Learning and Senior Curator, Exhibitions. We are advertising these roles at the same time as we seek to appoint two leads for the programme team.


The aim of Tate is to increase public awareness, understanding and enjoyment of British art from the 16th century to the present day, and of international modern and contemporary art.

Located on the Albert Dock since 1988, Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside of London, showing the Tate Collection of modern and contemporary art in new and innovative ways alongside ambitious temporary exhibitions.

The focus of Tate Liverpool’s vision is on connecting with our audience and promoting the civic role of a gallery, and in particular the new possibilities for the role of co-creation and partnership between artists, art and audiences in the twenty first century. The Exhibitions and Displays department works closely with the Learning department to devise a programme in line with these principles.

You can find further information about Tate on our website: www.tate.org.uk

Purpose of the Job

• With Senior Curator, Learning, lead the development and implementation of the Tate Liverpool programme, working closely with the Director, Head of Programme Delivery and wider Senior Management Team.

• To work with Director, Head of Programme Delivery and Senior Management team on the conception, management and implementation of a dynamic programme of exhibitions and displays to reflect, promote and embody the gallery’s vision to generate new knowledge with our visitors through art

• To lead a team of Curators and Assistant Curators, supervising the planning and implementation of an integrated creative programme, working in partnership with the audience

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Application Information

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