West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Associate Curator, Visual Art (Ref:19330K)

Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)

You will be responsible for:

  • researching M+ Collection and , with a focus on contemporary Asian art, including Mainland China and Hong Kong, but predominantly other parts of Asia and extending to North America and Europe;
  • preparing and proposing acquisitions for the M+ Collection, in consultation with Lead Curator, Visual Art and assisting with research, communications, and coordinating of potential acquisitions with various external parties;
  • organising and coordinating Visual Art related Acquisition Council, such as arranging Council meetings, liaising with members and Development team;
  • organising and coordinating curatorial planning related to the museum opening and opening display, including liaising with artist studios, artists, and relevant external parties;
  • initiating and managing curatorial projects and public-facing programs, such as M+ Matters or M+ Live Art and as assigned;
  • contributing to overall curatorial content production related to Visual Art, such as writing texts and labels, coordinating research, assisting with publications and digital projects around M+ collections and programs


You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree relevant to Modern and/or Contemporary Art History, Visual Culture, Museum Studies or other related disciplines;
  • have 6-9 years of experience in curating exhibitions, public programs, interpretative programs, or working with a museum collection;
  • showcase an excellent knowledge of contemporary visual art with a solid understanding of the art field in Asia;
  • demonstrate experience of working in a museum setting or a large-scale arts organisation with international scope and collection; and
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Chinese and/or another Asian language.

For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before 29 March 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  The review of applications will continue until the post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms. Amanda Tai at 2200-0116


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