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Director and Curator

Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Yorkton
Deadline: June 01, 2020 - July 15, 2020


Phone: 306-786-2992




July 15, 2020

About the Gallery

Godfrey Dean Art Gallery is the only professional public art gallery in East Central
Saskatchewan. It plays an important role in promoting local and regional artist’s work and
community engagement through mounting exhibitions, offering art classes and learning
opportunities, along with public art projects and other special events.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organization, financially supported by the City of
Yorkton, SK Arts (formerly called the Saskatchewan Arts Board) SaskCulture and SaskLotteries,
community and government sources, self-generated revenues, and private sector donors.

The Position

The Director and Curator leads the artistic, operational, and financial management of the
organization, in accordance with the gallery’s policies, vision and mission.
The ideal candidate will have a wide range of skills related to curating and program
management, as well as grant writing and reporting, policy implementation, and staff


Graduate Degree in Fine Arts, or equivalent education and experience, from an accredited
University program with a specialization in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Cultural Studies,
or Studio Art is preferred. A suitable combination of education and experience may be

Three years of previous art gallery experience, or administration and operation of a cultural
institution, exhibitions or related programs. Demonstrated leadership working with a staff
team, community groups, and managing volunteers. Managing finances in the not-for-profit

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to submit application packages to Godfrey Dean Art Gallery
Board of Directors by e-mail only to: with the subject heading “Application
for Director and Curator.” Application deadline is July 15, 2020 at 5 pm.
The Application Package should include:
· A cover letter
· Curriculum Vitae
· Names and contact information for three professional references
· One or two original writing samples, such as a curatorial text, article or grant proposal

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