Assistant Curator / Associate Curator

CHAT (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile)

(Candidates with more experience may be considered for the post of Associate Curator)

Reporting to Exhibitions and Learning Curator, the Assistant Curator will assist in conceptualising and realising learning service needs and identify potential projects and coordinating in project implementation of learning programmes and preparation of resources that are inclusive for a wide range of visitors such as public seminars and activities, docent programmes, collaboration with schools and public tours for the wider public.

Responsibilities

Main Duties

Assistant Curator / Associate Curator will be expected to:

  • Work closely with Exhibitions and Learning Curator and assist in realising learning needs and identify potential projects for CHAT.

  • Research to support curatorial programme (exhibitions, learning programmes, workshops) in terms of textile and contemporary art history.

  • Coordinate in project implementation of learning programmes and preparation of resources that are inclusive for a wide range of visitors such as public seminars and activities, docent programmes and public tours for the wider public.

  • Build and maintain good relationship with universities, schools, NGO, cultural institutions and other stakeholders to disseminate CHAT’s mission and concept through workshops, guide tour, conference, publications, etc.

  • Assist in managing budget and project timeline.

  • Perform multiple administrative tasks related to exhibitions and learning programmes.

  • Participate in curatorial discussions in updating exhibitions in coming years.

  • Liaise and coordinate with both internal and external parties on daily operations.

  • Perform ad hoc assignments as required.

Requirements
  • Master`s Degree in museum education, museum studies, fine arts, art history, cultural management or related discipline.

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in cultural sectors. (For Associate Curator, minimum 6 years of relevant experience is required).

  • Strong interest in CHAT’s mission and programmes.

  • Passionate about working for an arts and cultural organisation to realize your research ideas into dynamic exhibitions and learning content.

  • Enthusiastic, proactive individual with creative energy and self-initiative.

  • People oriented and strong team player.

  • Flexible and willing to work overtime and weekends at times, especially during peak seasons in preparation for exhibition openings.

  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skill in both English and Cantonese.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter, CV, expected salary and names of 2 references with contact information to hr@mill6chat.org.

The information provided will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants not contacted within six weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.

CHAT/MILL6 Foundation

The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street

Tsuen Wan, N.T., Hong Kong

https://www.mill6chat.org/

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Posted on August 29