M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and...

M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions. Our aim is to create a new kind of museum that reflects our unique time and place, a museum that builds on Hong Kong’s historic balance of the local and international to define a distinctive and innovative voice for Asia’s twenty-first century.

Curator, Design and Architecture (Ref: 19076)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Within Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Government / Civil Services / Public Sector / Public Utilities
Job function Construction / Property > Architect
Construction / Property > Building & Construction
Government / Social Services > Project / Program Development
Published On 24/06/2019
ref. 19076

(Candidates with less experience may be considered for Associate Curator, Design and Architecture)

You will be responsible for:

  • contributing to the development of the museum’s collection strategy and acquisition programme in the area of Design and Architecture;
  • developing and overseeing exhibitions and other projects related to Design and Architecture and collaborating with other multi-disciplinary teams within the museum;
  • contributing to the general development of M+, including expanding knowledge around M+’s collections, proposing exhibitions and public programme, implementing aspects of the museum building’s design and other initiatives;
  • building and maintaining professional relations with a network of individuals, institutions and organisations that M+ can develop partnerships in the area of research, exhibitions or public programme; and
  • performing other ad hoc duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree relevant to Design and Architecture disciplines;
  • have at least 10 years of relevant research and curatorial experience in the field of Design and / or Architecture discourse and knowledge production;
  • possess in-depth knowledge of the histories and current state of design and / or architecture in Asia, with an active area of a developed subject and interest;
  • have relevant international networks and knowledge of other museums, institutions and organisations; and
  • possess excellent spoken and written communication skills in English, and preferably Chinese and/or another Asian language.

 

For interested parties, please complete the online application form enclosed with your CV on or before 18 August 2019.

 

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be assessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 18 August 2019 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information
http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact
Ms. Michelle Cheng at 2200-0220