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Associate Curator – Programs

Above: 2024 One Year Studio Program Artist Gemma Smith in their studio, Artspace, 2023. Photo: Katherine Lu

Artspace is looking for a new Associate Curator – Programs to join the team. This is an exciting and multifaceted role that will provide a high level of support for Artspace’s one-year studio residency program, learning and outreach programs, public and partnership programming.

Artspace is one of the leading institutions for the production and presentation of contemporary art in the Asia Pacific. Our expansive, multi-platform approach to programming includes new commissions, exhibitions, performances, studio residencies, publishing, public programs, learning and outreach initiatives, and advocacy. Artspace is where artists of all generations test new ideas and shape public conversation. Embracing risk, experimentation, collaboration and advocacy, Artspace’s mission is to enhance our culture and support community vibrancy through a deeper engagement with contemporary art.

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.

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: Associate Curator – Programs

Applications should be submitted by 5pm on Monday 20 May. Enquiries can be directed to: Michelle Newton, Deputy Director, 02 9356 0555 or