Senior Curator International Paintings, Sculpture and Design

Senior Curator International Paintings, 

Sculpture and Design

Executive Level 2 

Position number 4319

$111,051 - $126,917

The Senior Curator has responsibility for International Paintings, Sculpture and Design, focusing principally on European and American art. The strengths of the NGA’s globally renowned collections are 19th and especially 20th century modernism. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the collection, including a key role in developing a successful program for exhibitions and acquisitions, and would be required to collaborate with other senior curators within the general International department in the fields of contemporary art post- 2000, prints, drawings and illustrated books, and photography. 

A demonstrated high level and broad knowledge and understanding of (particularly) European and American painting, sculpture and design, dating from the 19th century to the present day, supported by a degree in art history or relevant discipline, as well as by significant relevant museum experience is required.

This is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity. Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Dr Jane Kinsman on +61 2 6240 6406 or

Applicants must address the selection criteria. Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining the duties, selection criteria and the skills, experience and qualifications required for this position is available at The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on  or +61 2 6240 6447.

Applications for this position must reach the Recruitment Officer by 30 June 2017 at

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