Curator Visual Arts

Forrester Gallery

The Forrester Gallery is one of New Zealand's leading regional art museums, serving Oamaru and the wider Waitaki region and is administered by the Waitaki District Council. The Forrester Gallery operates from a recently refurbished Heritage New Zealand category 1 building.

In addition to maintaining a nationally-renowned permanent collection, the Forrester Gallery presents a wide variety of locally sourced and nationally toured exhibitions.

We are looking for someone with experience in the curation of art exhibitions including written interpretation. A passion for art, attention to detail and the ability to think and write creatively are all essential attributes we are looking for.

The position is full-time, and the successful applicant will be fully involved in all aspects of gallery operation. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of, and contribute to, the development of the Waitaki District's growing art and culture community.

This job is situated in a district full of artisans, renowned for its amazing limestone architecture. Oamaru has great cafes, some of New Zealand's best restaurants not to mention the fantastic outdoors opportunities including Aotearoa's longest national heartland cycleway (The Alps 2 Ocean) and the fabulous Waitaki Whitestone Geopark.

Enquiries can be made to Chloe Searle, Acting Director, Forrester Gallery, Waitaki Museum and Archive, (03) 433 1625.

To apply for this job and to view the position description go to: & enter ref code: 5287478.

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