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Opportunity | Senior Curator

Above: Jack Ball, 'PDA', 2019–21 (detail). Installation view, 'the pleasurable, the illegible, the multiple, the mundane', Artspace, Sydney, 2021. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Artspace is looking for a new Senior Curator to join the team. This is an exciting time to join Artspace with the reopening of The Gunnery on 15 December 2023. The Senior Curator will contribute to the development and management of Artspace’s artistic program.

Ever changing, ever challenging, Artspace is a place where audiences meet the artists and the ideas of our times.

Artspace is one of the leading institutions for the production and presentation of contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific.

Artspace’s mission is to enhance our culture through a deeper engagement with contemporary art. Embracing risk, experimentation, criticality and collaboration, Artspace’s multi-platform program facilitates new commissions, exhibitions, performances, artist residencies, public programs, publishing and advocacy.

Underpinned by a commitment to reflecting and advancing social and cultural diversity, Artspace catalyses new artistic visions and enables artists of all generations to test ideas and shape public conversations. 

For more information, including Selection Criteria, download the Position Description below.

Position Description

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  • CV including applicant’s contact information (maximum three pages)

  • One document addressing Selection Criteria (maximum three pages)

  • Contact information for two professional referees

Please send applications via email to with the subject line:
CONFIDENTIAL Application: Senior Curator

Applications to be submitted by Tuesday 12 December, 5pm. Interviews are expected to take place the week starting 18 December.

Enquiries should be directed to: Michelle Newton, Deputy Director, 02 9356 0555 or

Artspace is an inclusive employer that values diverse perspectives and lived experiences. We are committed to providing a positive, flexible and supportive workplace and to embracing access and inclusion initiatives across the organisation. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with a disability, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, and people from culturally diverse communities.