OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
The National Gallery is seeking a Curatorial Assistant with experience working with archives and an interest in curatorial practices to join an enthusiastic team who work within a vibrant and rewarding environment. Reporting to the Senior Curator, Print and Drawings, this role is responsible for undertaking the planning and assisting in the co-ordination of activities related to the digitisation of the Kenneth E Tyler photographic archive.
This role will also involve working with the Kenneth E Tyler print collection, contributing to curatorial projects in the Collection and Exhibitions Portfolio. This includes assisting curators of International Prints and Drawings with the managing the Department’s extensive collection and exhibition projects.
The International Art Department is responsible for researching and delivering loan exhibitions, commissioning projects for the program, as well as researching, building, interpreting, and publishing on the National Gallery’s collection and preparing collection displays.
Our prints and drawings collection are a standalone collection, which reflects the important roles printmaking and drawing have played in the history of visual culture across the globe. The collection of international prints, drawings and illustrated books numbers over 36,000 works and includes deep holdings of French modern art, Russian and Western European avant-garde art, and European and North American Pop and Conceptual art.
This position reports to the Senior Curator, Prints and Drawings and is responsible for the digitisation and documentation of the Kenneth E Tyler photographic archive. This position of Kenneth E Tyler Curatorial Assistant, Digitisation Project is a non-ongoing full-time role with the International Art team.
Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Sally Foster on +61 2 6240 6769 or email@example.com.