March 28, 2016 - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - Seeking two curators
March 28, 2016

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Seeking two curators
Curator Contemporary Art / Curator Art between 1860–1960

Application deadline: April 24, 2016

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Museumplein 10
The Netherlands

Curator Contemporary Art, full-time
For more than a century, the Stedelijk Museum has presented world class artists at an early stage of their career. The museum encouraged artists to think ambitiously, work in unusual formats and produce new artworks. To support and develop this mandate, the museum is looking for a curator Contemporary Art.

The post specifically focuses on developing and managing new productions in the field of New Media and Live Arts, which includes digital media, performance, dance, sound art and "spoken word," among others. The successful candidate will strengthen the role of these disciplines within the museum, nationally and internationally, by means of temporary exhibitions, collaborations, co-productions and collection displays. The appointee is also expected to be experienced in and capable of responding to the issues and challenges posed by time-based artworks within the context of a collection-driven institution.

Curator Art between 1860–1960, full-time
Following the retirement of one of our curators, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is also looking for a curator Art between 1860–1960.

This position has a particular focus on Dutch and international visual art between 1860 and 1960. In close collaboration with the director, the chief curator, and the head of collections, the curator will develop a vision relating to the acquisition, policy and dissemination of the relevant section of the collection. Working with the other curators, you will contribute to temporary and permanent installations of the collection, and initiate and develop exhibitions.

For more specific information about the positions and to apply, please look at

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