July 28, 2015 - Remai Modern - Seeking Curator, Exhibitions
July 28, 2015

Seeking Curator, Exhibitions

Rendering of Remai Modern.

Seeking Curator, Exhibitions

Application deadline: August 19, 2015

www.remaimodern.org

Opportunity:
The position of Curator, Exhibitions involves the research, development and presentation of programs and focuses on developing exhibitions for the temporary exhibitions program and supporting the organization of incoming and outgoing touring exhibitions. The position also develops and coordinates programs including research, collection, live, publishing, education and interpretive programs.

Background:
Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan is a direction-setting modern art museum at River Landing in downtown Saskatoon, Canada. Inspired by the landscape and the rich history of architectural modernism, renowned Canadian architectural firm KPMB has designed a 130,000-square-foot museum that will be an architectural centerpiece for the city.

Lead patron Ellen Remai has donated 15 million CAD toward construction costs, 15 million CAD to support international exhibition programs, and a comprehensive collection of 406 Picasso linocuts to enhance an existing collection of more than 8,000 works.

Following the appointment of inaugural CEO Gregory Burke in 2013,  the museum is quickly becoming a vibrant institution committed to affirming the powerful role that art and artists play in questioning, interpreting and defining the modern era. Portuguese curator Sandra Guimarães has been appointed Director of Programs / Chief Curator.  

Remai Modern’s projected opening is late 2016.

Location/history:
Saskatoon is a city in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. With an estimated metropolitan area population of 300,000, it is the largest city in the province and one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. The economy of Saskatoon has experienced strong growth in the last decade and is associated with potash, oil, agriculture and uranium.

In 1948, the arts funding agency The Saskatchewan Arts Board was established by the Government of Saskatchewan and was the first agency of its kind in North America. In the visual arts Saskatchewan is known for the Emma Lake workshops that drew passionate support from critic Clement Greenberg and attracted leading lights of abstract painting such as Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis and Frank Stella, as well as other important artists such as Anthony Caro and John Cage.

Closing date: August 19, 2015

Remai Modern is also seeking qualified candidates for:
Exhibitions Manager
– Learning and Engagement Programs Leader
– Senior Preparator

To view the complete position description and apply, please visit:
www.saskatoon.ca, and click on “Find a career”


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