Athlone Arts and Tourism is seeking to engage a committed and talented Programming Curator and Coordinator who will play a key role in delivering visual art and educational programmes at Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios. The successful applicant will be part of a small dynamic team and will play a significant part in contributing to the municipal visual arts gallery for Athlone, County Westmeath and the Midlands. They will report to the Manager and will work closely with the Management team to deliver visual art exhibition and educational programmes for Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios.
This 3 year fixed term full-time role will suit a highly motivated, creative, practical and flexible individual who will enjoy working as part of a small team and who has a strong track record in project and programme coordination and delivery and a demonstrative interest in contemporary visual arts and artists and their work. Athlone Arts and Tourism is ideally seeking an individual who has had previous programming and curatorial experience and responsibility within an institutional context. The role will suit an individual at an evolving developmental stage in their own career.
The Programming Curator and Coordinator will work closely with management for the delivery, funding, coordination, curation and presentation of the gallery exhibitions to a high standard of public presentation. To this end, the Programme Coordinator and Curator will research into artistic practices and proposals for exhibitions. They will work closely with the management team to support the ongoing delivery of the artistic vision of Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Studios and across operation and management of both venues.