Museum Voorlinden

Museum Voorlinden is a new museum for modern and contemporary art in Wassenaar. Voorlinden offers a total experience of art, nature and architecture; an oasis in the busy Randstad area. In addition to changing presentations of our own collection, we organize three to four international exhibitions a year. With a small enthusiastic staff team we run the museum, the collection, the store and the restaurant.

We are currently looking for a registrar to work 40 hours per week.


What will you do?

  • You will coordinate the various movements of the collection both within the museum and to and from other museums;

  • You are responsible for the registration and documentation of all objects in the collection;

  • You manage, preserve and register the collection, both physically in the depot and digitally in TMS;

  • You coordinate outgoing loans;

  • You arrange, supervise and oversee the execution of art transports;

  • You coordinate the maintenance activities in the depot;

  • You coordinate the installation of a new depot;

  • You report your progress to the management.


Who are we looking for?

  • You have completed at least a higher professional education (HBO) programme, for example the Reinwardt Academy or a university programme in the field of art history;

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar position;

  • You have demonstrable experience with (inter)national loan traffic, logistics, planning and purchasing of art transports, art handling, administrative activities and collection insurance;

  • You have good organizational skills;

  • You are accurate, flexible, service-oriented and stress-resistant;

  • You are a team player, but can also work well independently;

  • You have an excellent oral and written knowledge of the Dutch and English language and preferably master another foreign language (German, French);

  • You live in the area of Wassenaar / The Hague;

  • You are in possession of a driving license.

What do we offer?

  • A dynamic position in a young museum;

  • A very close and dedicated team with many international contacts;

  • A substantive job in which you work for the largest private contemporary art collection in the Netherlands;

  • Employment conditions in line with the market, depending on education and experience.

How to Apply

Are you interested?

Then send your cover letter and CV written in Dutch to no later than 22 May 2021, with the subject ‘Vacature registrar’ to the attention of Suzanne Swarts, director of Museum Voorlinden. Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Posted on May 13