As head of the Department of Contemporary Art in the Museum’s Fine Arts Wing, the curator is responsible for the Museum’s significant and cutting-edge collection of contemporary art and is expected to continue to develop it through relationships with artists, collectors, supporters, and professional colleagues in Israel and worldwide; to curate exhibitions from the department’s collections and from local and international sources; to conduct and publish scholarly research; to prepare touring exhibitions; and to oversee the day-to-day management of the collection and the department.
A Bachelor’s degree in Art History or related studies is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred. Other requirements for the position are: substantial experience in curating contemporary art exhibitions; thorough familiarity with contemporary art and culture; strong verbal skills, both oral and written, and strong interpersonal skills; excellent command of English, with some knowledge of Hebrew desirable and with fluency in additional languages.
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