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January 31, 2022

Curator

The Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) seeks a vibrant, creative and experienced individual with a profound knowledge of contemporary art, art history and current artistic trends, to lead the AGM into a higher level of regional and national prominence.

This role is responsible for leading and managing the contemporary art program at the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM). In the position of Art Gallery of Mississauga Curator, you will bring strength to the AGM’s programming and will act as the architect of the visitor experience using the collection to inspire learning, lead engagement through an anti-oppressive, and anti-racist lens. Your expertise will help continue to shape Mississauga’s contemporary arts collection with a management strategy to address the gaps in the collection, assess for improvements to collection storage areas and support initiatives to increase public access. You’ll provide guidance and oversight into the collection spaces including layout, design, planning, display. You’ll work with the team to determine the calendar for all exhibitions while working closely and collaboratively with diverse audiences to tell stories inclusive of the AGM First, New, Next platform.

In your role you will maintain overall responsibility for the education portfolio, ensuring that programing meets the Ontario school curriculum requirements, new technologies, virtual and in person, and best practices. You’ll also develop and oversee content creation for publications for the gallery. You will have some knowledge base with indigenous art.

Accessibility

The Art Gallery of Mississauga is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. The AGM welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and encourages submissions from groups that are typically underrepresented in institutional spaces, including racialized and Indigenous individuals, LGBTQ2S+ identifying individuals, francophone individuals, and persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodations during the selection process, please contact agm.connect@mississauga.ca.

The Art Gallery of Mississauga is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.