The Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém is recruiting an Artistic Director for the Museum of Contemporary Art MAC/CCB, in Lisbon, Portugal.
((full time position)
- Higher education. It is valued a Ph.D. in Art History, Curatorship, Museology, and/or Art Theory
- Proven curatorial experience in an international environment
- Management experience in a museological or exhibition institution in which the candidate has had functions involving team management
- Strategic vision toward the construction of an ambitious national and international program
- Good knowledge of the Portuguese art scene
- Communication and leadership skills
- Define and propose an annual schedule
- Coordinate the Museum’s team and budget in conjunction with the CCB structure
- Manage the different collections in deposit in conjunction with the CCB collection
- Establish national and international contacts and collaboration projects
- Promote actions and initiatives in the field of Visual Arts, but also in the field of Architecture and other artistic expressions, promoting the intersection between artistic genres, which the CCB advocates
- Curriculum vitae
- Strategic vision for 2024 – 2026
- Motivation letter and other documentation considered relevant
- Until August 31st – Submission of application and documentation
- September/October 2023 – Interview stage
- December 2023 – Announcement of the selected application
- UntDocuments shall be sent in PDF format
- Applications must be sent to email@example.com
Requests for clarification, as well as the submission of applications, must be made by August 31st to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Museum of Contemporary Art MAC/CCB in Lisbon, portugal, will open its doors on October 28th with the presentation of the collections in deposit – the Berardo Collection, the Ellipse Collection, and the Teixeira de Freitas Collection, as well as a solo exhibition by the Belgian artist Berlinde de Bruyckere.
It is a very important moment of affirmation of the multiple valences of the Centro Cultural de Belém, allowing the dialogue between the visual arts, architecture, and performing arts.
The MAC/CCB will therefore be a museum in which the dialogue between the various artistic typologies is based on the variety of contemporary art practices, providing historical views and mapping the insights of today’s artists.
Two pillars will structure the museum’s lines of action: its understanding, not only as a repository of collections, but the understanding that the Museum is a service provided to the public that visits it, with a strong focus on mediation and education processes; and the view that the contemporary is what operates in the present – which implies looking to the past to better understand ourselves..
Finally, CCB’s artistic diversity makes it possible to cross-programming. This season reflects this view.
This Common Ground is, therefore, an opening to dialogue, to the understanding of the different paths that art is taking, and for that purpose, revisiting recent history in the sense of prospecting.