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Curator of Exhibitions (Leeds Art Gallery)

Salary details: SO2 - £29,636 - £31,371

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Employer: Leeds City Council

City Development

Team Culture & Sport


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Contract Type: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 19 September 2019 11:30 PM

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Leeds Art Gallery is seeking to appoint a Curator of Exhibitions, who will work closely with colleagues on the development and delivery of an inspirational, challenging yet accessible and socially inclusive exhibition programme as part of the overall visitor experience of Leeds Art Gallery and in line with Leeds Museums and Galleries’ objectives.

Leeds Art Gallery is part of Leeds Museums and Galleries which is run by Leeds City Council. Leeds Museums and Galleries is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. In 2018/19 Leeds Art Gallery welcomed over 469,000 visitors and is the third most visited free attraction for Yorkshire and Humber according to VisitEngland’s latest annual survey.   

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced in exhibition-making and working with artists, with excellent written and oral commination skills and a clear commitment to the visual arts.

Please note interviews will be held on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer, a Mindful Employer and a Disability Confident Employer.

All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.