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SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Housed in two galleries and set in extensive parkland, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (SNGMA) is home to Scotland’s outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art. Consisting of works from 1900 to the present, the collection includes the most comprehensive collection of modern and contemporary Scottish art, and has particularly strong holdings of expressionist and modern British art, and world-class holdings of Dada and Surrealism. In 2008, National Galleries of Scotland and Tate jointly acquired ARTIST ROOMS, a modern and contemporary art collection created through one of the largest and most imaginative gifts of art ever made to museums in Britain. The gift was made by Anthony d’Offay, with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, The Art Fund, and the Scottish and British Governments. This established a national resource which continues to be made available to audiences through a significant national touring programme, with a particular emphasis on engaging with children and young people. The contemporary programme at SNGMA remains a vital aspect of the Gallery’s activity. Building upon the scale and ambition of GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland in 2014, a national programme of exhibitions devised by National Galleries of Scotland in partnership with Glasgow Life, SNGMA is launching a new contemporary programme in 2017, entitled NOW, which will take place across the ground floor galleries at Modern One. This series of six exhibitions over three years will feature the work of artists based in Scotland and those from elsewhere, in order to provide opportunities for audiences to encounter the breadth and wealth of creative practice. Alongside this programme, the SNGMA continues to develop other projects and partnerships, including Pig Rock Bothy, a semi-permanent structure situated in the grounds at Modern One, which is home to a dynamic and changing programme of residencies, exhibitions, workshops and events. PURPOSE OF ROLE: The Curatorial Assistant assists curatorial colleagues with the organisation, administration and delivery of temporary exhibitions and collection displays at Modern One and Two, ARTIST ROOMS, collections research, loans, acquisitions and digitisation. The post assists with the delivery of information in its various forms to the public, and updates departmental records as necessary.
Posted 9 days ago
By National Galleries of Scotland
The Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation is seeking a Delegate Liaison Manager to co-ordinate attendance of international Culture Ministers at the fourth Culture Summit, 22-24 Agust 2018.
Posted 7 days ago
By Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation
Job Summary Managing and creating digital solutions and technologies across NGS whilst working in a collaborative manner with key users in departments within an overall strategic direction of being “Digital First”. Key Responsibilities • Working with stakeholders to scope digital solutions in line with user requirements, key strategies and the requirements of overall technical architecture of NGS. • Designing, implementing, testing and supporting digital software and hardware solutions to specified requirements and quality. • Reviewing and modifying business processes and service designs with a view to being aligned with the technology solutions and moving to “digital first” solutions. • Provide day-to-day management and administration of digital solutions and technologies. • Research and lead innovations in the application of digital technology as part of a wider collaborative team. • Liaise with and manage suppliers in the delivery of project objectives and services.
By National Galleries of Scotland
Are you keen to establish a career in the heritage and museums sector? This position will provide you with an excellent first stepping stone and the opportunity to develop new skills in a small ambitious heritage organisation. The Abbotsford Trust are offering an entry level opportunity to join the team responsible for the upkeep and management of an internationally renowned historic house and museum collection. 28 hours per week Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, is in the Scottish Borders and easily accessible from Edinburgh by rail or car. Full details and application packs are available at: www.scottsabbotsford.com/about/vacancies. Deadline for applications: Monday 4th December, 12pm Interviews scheduled for Monday 11th December
Posted 15 days ago
By The Abbotsford Trust