(Candidate with less experience may be considered for the post of Curator)
The Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) is a dedicated museum that showcases the exquisite artefacts from Palace Museum’s collections and collaborates with other museums in research, exhibition, education and public programmes. The museum comprises 7,600 square metres of gallery space for standing and special exhibitions on Palace Museum’s collections of paintings, calligraphy, antiquities and historical objects, as well as thematic displays on world cultures and civilisations. With the construction work in full swing for completion in 2022, the HKPM is seeking a Head Curator who assumes a leadership role in shaping and implementing the HKPM’s research, exhibition, publication and curatorial programmes. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Curatorial and Programming, the Head Curator directs and supervises the Curatorial Section comprising 5 multi-disciplinary units, namely painting and calligraphy, antiquities, history and heritage, digital interpretation and visual culture with a total of 38 curatorial staff. The position provides leadership and expertise in the formulation of the interpretation plans for future standing and special exhibitions, as well as curatorial policies and strategic plans in support of the HKPM’s institutional goals. Upon opening of the HKPM, the position leads the curatorial teams in presenting a dynamic and diverse programme of approximately 13 exhibitions a year.
You will be responsible for:
For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV and cover letter on or before 22 September 2019. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. The review of applications will continue until post is filled.
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Ms. Michelle Cheng at 2200-0220
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority welcomes exceptional talent with a passion to realise the vision and mission of making the West Kowloon Cultural District a prime local and international destination for
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