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Job: Curator

The Curator role is a critical role for Absolutely Cultured and will manage the next phase of Humber Street Gallery’s evolution to become a vibrant creative centre. They will work closely with the wider team, leading on the delivery of gallery programme activity including exhibitions, artist residencies, collaborations with existing or new city festivals, screenings, performances and events.

Curator – Recruitment Pack

Please submit an equal opportunities form and send a CV & cover letter explaining how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the role along to recruitment@absolutelycultured.co.uk by 9am on 2 November 2020.

Interviews will take place on 12 November 2020.

Opportunity: HSG Open Call 

Humber Street Gallery has an ongoing commitment to support and develop visual artists living and working in Hull, and is developing new programmes and opportunities to root us into the artist community of the city.

HSG Open Call invites artists, printmakers and designers to submit pre-existing limited editions and original artworks to be displayed for free on the walls outside of our gallery spaces. These can either be submitted as a series or a single work that will be shown alongside the work of other artists based locally and regionally.

Beginning in December 2020, the works on display will be across three seasons:

December 2020 – March 2021
April 2021 – July 2021
August 2021 – December 2021

Download our HSG Open Call brief for full details, including how to apply.

Deadline for submissions is 9am on 8 November 2020.

Working for Absolutely Cultured

Thank you for your interest in working with Absolutely Cultured. Built on the foundations of the company which delivered Hull’s year as UK City of Culture 2017. Absolutely Cultured continues to play a leading role in Hull’s future, as an arts company rooted in the city.

Working for Absolutely Cultured offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills.

Our core purpose is to commission and produce a high quality, ambitious, surprising and imaginative programme of cultural events. Our events inhabit and animate Hull’s incredible outdoor spaces and we work with artists who create work which connects people and communities. We also continue to partner with national organisations to bring significant events to the city.

Alongside our commissioned work we programme and run Humber Street Gallery, now a firm fixture in the ever-evolving Fruit Market area of Hull, and develop our award-winning City of Culture Volunteer programme, continuing the opportunity to put people in the forefront of the city’s iconic voice. We are also committed to creative education and access to cultural opportunities, with all of our projects carrying a learning and engagement strand.

We’ve built up a fantastic team and we are strongly supported by our Board of Trustees, chaired by Lee Corner, Arts Consultant, with backgrounds in local government, health, education, finance and law as well as the creative industries, our Board of Trustees combine international expertise with local knowledge

Absolutely Cultured aims to be a good employer with fair employment practices and policies to support this ambition, and we pride ourselves on having a workforce that is friendly, committed and hard working.

As an employee you will need to be committed to ensuring that all individuals are treated with respect and valued for their work. In return, whatever your role within the organisation, you will be encouraged to continuously develop your knowledge as well as offering your skills to others.

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all and we welcome applications from all individuals for advertised jobs that match their skills and interests.

We aim to meet both our statutory duties in relation to equal opportunities by complying with the terms of the Equality Act 2010, and to follow accepted good practice in this area.