London National Gallery Curatorial Traineeships

National Gallery Curatorial Traineeships (2 posts), London
London + Southampton or Sheffield
Application deadline: Jun 30, 2019

2 x National Gallery Curatorial Traineeships, with Art Fund support and the assistance of the Vivmar Foundation, in partnership with Southampton City Art Gallery and Museums Sheffield

Salary: £31,500
Type: Fixed Term Full-Time
Closing date: 30 June 2019
Interview date: 1st stage: 17 July. 2nd stage: 24 July

All applications must be submitted through the jobs section of the National Gallery website:

Each Traineeship offers a 22-month fixed-term contract at a salary of £31,500 p.a. and consists of 6 months curatorial skills training at the National Gallery in London, followed by a placement of 16 months to work on a collections project with public outcomes at either Southampton City Art Gallery or Museums Sheffield.

The Programme is intended to facilitate access to a curatorial career for people from a wide range of backgrounds and actively welcomes those currently underrepresented in the UK museums workforce. The Programme is looking for applicants with a first degree in a relevant subject, with a keen interest in historic European paintings and with the potential to learn about curatorship, audience engagement and collections in both a national museum in London and a non-national non-London museum.

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification.

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