Curatorial Assistant

Organization:

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History

Deadline:

Jul. 27, 2018 (4:00 p.m.)

Organization Description:

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is a multi-faceted cultural-hub located in beautiful downtown Nelson, BC. We have the consolidated mandate to operate as the local and regional history museum and archives, as well as a contemporary public art gallery.

Website:

http://www.touchstonesnelson.ca

Job Description:

Curatorial Assistant Paid internship through Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage
Sept 4, 2018 - March 29, 2018
Full-time, $15/hour

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History, located in beautiful downtown Nelson, BC, is seeking an intern through the Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage program to act as Curatorial Assistant, working with the organization’s Curator, Arin Fay.

Responsibilities:

The Curatorial Assistant, under the supervision of the Curator, will be responsible for grant writing; policy-making; research; marketing; curatorial assistance; and program development. The Curatorial Assistant will be knowledgeable of current curatorial methodologies, and interested in enhancing their career in the public gallery and/or museum sector.

Qualifications:

Skills and requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Curatorial Studies, Art History, Museum Studies, or equivalent
  • Excellent computer skills - particular interest in film, marketing and social media an asset
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent knowledge of contemporary Canadian art.
  • The candidate must meet all Young Canada Works eligibility requirements

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is committed to Employment Equity and encourages participation from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume by July 27, 2018, 4pm to:

Arin Fay, Curator
Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History
arin@touchstonesnelson.ca

Remuneration:

$15/hour

Contact Name: Arin Fay
Contact Email: curator@touchstonesnelson.ca
Contact Phone: 250-352-9813

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