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[Expired] Senior Curator / Curator (Contemporary Art), Singapore Art Museum

Posted On :8 Sep 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Art
  • Years of Experience: 5
  • Skills: Art, Communications skills

Job Descriptions


  • Responsible for the development, management and presentation of SAM contemporary art collections through exhibitions and publications
  • Have significant engagement with the Singapore and Southeast Asian contemporary arts sector
  • Lead a project team of Assistant Curators to deliver high quality in-house exhibitions, international touring shows and research projects that will establish SAM as a leading centre for the promotion and development of Southeast Asian contemporary art
  • Work closely with Programming specialists to create a diverse calendar of associated programmes to extend and enhance the exhibition experience
  • Liaise with the Marcom specialists to develop marketing and publicity strategies for the visual art progammes of the Museum


  • A good honours Degree
  • At least 5 years working experience in management of acquisitions and loans within an institutional context is required
  • Proven ability to project manage large-scale arts projects, including publication projects is essential
  • Some experience in developing educational programming in relation to exhibition projects is an advantage
  • Sensitivity to the ethnological and historical contexts that underpin the region's artistic practices is required
  • A demonstrable knowledge of, and passion for, current art practices, especially as it relates to Southeast Asia
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About This Company

The National Heritage Board (NHB) preserves, presents and promotes the cultural heritage of Singapore. Our vision is to make heritage an enriching part of everyone''s life.