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Kenneth E. Tyler Assistant Curator, International Prints & Drawings

The National Gallery is seeking an emerging curator to join an enthusiastic team who work within a vibrant and rewarding environment stewarding and developing the National Gallery’s relationship with art and artists.

Reporting to the Kenneth E Tyler Curator, International Prints and Drawings, this role is responsible for the planning and co-ordination of activities related to the Tyler print collection and archive, programs and departmental projects. This includes assisting with the development and management of allocated parts of the collection and exhibition projects.

The Artistic Programs Portfolio is responsible for the care, loan and presentation of the national collection along with the initiation, development and delivery of the exhibition, touring, publishing and commissioning program at the National Gallery. The International Art Department is responsible for researching and delivering loan exhibitions, commissioning projects for the program, as well as researching, building, interpreting, and publishing on the National Gallery’s collection and preparing collection displays.

Prints and Drawings is a stand-alone collection, which reflects the important roles printmaking and drawing have played in the history of visual culture across the globe. The collection of international prints, drawings and illustrated books numbers over 36,000 works and includes deep holdings of French modern art, Russian and Western European avant-garde art, and European and North American Pop and Conceptual art. The collection includes the Kenneth E Tyler Collection and Archive of prints and printmaking, which charts a history of post-war American printmaking through the workshops of master printer Ken Tyler.

The International Prints and Drawings curatorial team makes collection accessible, through display and print and digital publication to reach the broadest number of people.

This assistant Curator role within the International Arts team is an ongoing full-time position.

Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Shaune Lakin on +61 6240 6412 or The Recruitment team may also be contacted on + 61 6240 6495.


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