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Looking for imaginative, experienced Art Curator for museum (#788,272,910) 

Job offer #788,272,910 in Bang Lamung (Pattaya), Thailand

Are you an imaginative and knowledgeable art specialist, passionate about the long history of Thailand’s royal family especially the Kings Rama V and IX? Do you have the focus and enthusiasm to work on a major museum project facelift? The Piya Silapakarn Museum of Art Re-imagined project will deliver modernised, renovated, redeveloped edition of the existing exhibition hall that has been built over 20 years. When we re- open in the Fall of 2018, the museum will cast new light on the fascinating collections of King Rama V that has been cared for over the past 20 years.

We are looking for an art curator who will think creatively about re- interpretation of the art collections in our care, finding for stories that will engage, inspire and resonate with our target audiences. Our new curator will investigate and research the collections, manage and archive inventory, design and set up for the overall layout to exhibit, work with the museum director to find the most compelling narratives for interpretation in the redeveloped museum. Furthermore, you will work closely with the museum art director to oversee all aspects of the museum events, such as educational tours, fundraising, lectures, seminars, and museum workshops.

Job duties:

* Maintain and manage a complete set of records and archives for the museum, which includes computer database files, printed catalogs and other materials related to both the museum and each artist whose works also exhibited in the museum
* Record and compile a full documentation of all the artworks in the museum’s inventory and recording the artwork’s title, medium, date, among other data
* Assist with in-house photography in the museum and coordinating professional photography outside the museum, to ensure that all pieces of artwork in the museum all been photo-documented
* Obtain objects or artefacts that compliment the existing artworks in the museum
* Design an overall layout, flow, and set up of an exhibit within a museum setting
* Assist the museum art director with all aspects of events including educational tours, fundraising, lectures, seminars, and workshops

Desired Skills and Experience

This position requires the following skills but not limited to:
Visual Arts, Art History, Photography, Exhibition Arts, Arts Administration, Curating
Having a background of Thai History is a plus!

Being proficient with computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, and art management databases such as Artbase etc.

The candidate has had some experience working in an art gallery or museum, or working as an artist’s assistant and has some hands on experience in working with the management of digital and physical archives.

Must be Thai national and fluent in English

The Company

Company Name
Piya Silapakarn Museum of Art
Company Description
About Piya Silapakarn Museum of Art

Piya Silapakarn is an art exhibition hall which exhibits mainly the portraits of the King Rama V. There are over 200 oil paintings of the King and other members of the Thai royal family. This hall has been built over 20 years and has never been opened to the public. We’re planning to renovate and re-develop this entire place and turn it into an art and cultural museum for the public to visit. It’s located next to the Bangkok-Pattaya Motorway Highway.
Number of Employees
11 - 100
Your Contact Partner
Vijitra Duangdee

Job Details

Employment Status
Full time
Type of Salary
Fixed salary
Job Location
Bang Lamung
Post Code
Bang Lamung
Part of the Location

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification
Bachelor's degree
Professional Experience
3 Years
Languages known
English  (Intermediate)

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