There's something of a theme emerging in a slew of recent reports and consultations and in artists responses to them: how does the visual arts sector with its socially embedded practices actually work and can it continue as it is - or can we feed it into a computer, bottle it, flip it, and label it with a flag? How radical is radical - or is it populist? Are we in revolutionary or just ‘interesting’ times?…Read More
ACAVA is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Holley as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Tom will take up the post, and overall responsibility for the management of ACAVA, on 25th June, and its founder and current Artistic Director, Duncan Smith, will retire over a several months handover period.
Do you aspire to leadership in the arts and cultural sectors? Extend, engage's cross-arts leadership programme for mid-career professionals is now open for applications.
Modern Art Oxford is looking for an imaginative and experienced Curator of Creative Learning specialised in participatory work with young people and diverse audiences.Read More
Bristol-based public art producers Situations are seeking a highly confident, resourceful and resilient Executive Director to join our company. This new role will work with the Director, Claire Doherty, to lead the next chapter in the organisation’s story – ensuring that we have the organisational and financial capacity and know-how to deliver its ambitious vision. Applications must be received no later than 10am on Friday 24 June 2016.Read More
engage and the Marsh Christian Trust are delighted to announce the Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education 2016. The Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of those working in learning and education within visual arts contexts in the UK and internationally. Nominations Deadline: 10am, Thursday 16 June 2016.
Freelance Creative Programmer Summer 2016 – Spring 2018: Sefton Libraries seek a highly experience Creative Programmer, with credible creative commissioning, programming and evaluation, communications and project management expertise. Deadione: 2 June 2016Read More
During May and June 2016 there are further training courses taking place across England on a range of essential arts fundraising topics - with discounts available to CVAN Members.Read More
Meadow Arts has evolved to become an important part of the creative landscape, producing unique contemporary art projects in unusual spaces, curating large-scale exhibitions, commissioning new artworks and creating exciting art events. Meadow Arts are looking for an enthusiastic and confident person to join our small team as Assistant Director.
Beam is an arts organisation based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, working with Artists and communities to enhance places through the development of unique arts projects. Beam are seeking to appoint new Trustees to strengthen the expertise of the board to help deliver its new strategic direction.Read More
Southbank Centre and the Arts Council Collection are seeking an experienced and innovative Learning and Outreach Manager to join the team and deliver the Education Action Plan for the Arts Council Collections’ 70th Anniversary National Partners Programme. Deadline: 9 May 2016Read More
Firstsite is a contemporary visual arts organisation based in a stunning, award winning Gallery in Colchester, Essex. The Head of Programme will work with the Director to creatively develop the strategy and delivery of Firstsite’s artistic and learning programme in line with the Business Plan.Read More
Southbank Centre are looking for a Partnership Liaison Coordinator to join Southbank Centre and the Arts Council Collection team to work with each National Partner to deliver a series of innovative and exciting exhibitions and displays in each venue and assist with the successful delivery of the National Partnership Programme. Closing date for applications: 23:45, 24/04/2016Read More
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) is looking for an experienced strategic leader with a strong track-record of artistic planning to provide maternity cover for our DirectorRead More
Visual Arts South West seeks a highly motivated and experienced professional with excellent knowledge of the visual arts is sought to work with the visual arts sector across the South West region.Read More
Arts Council Collection Curators’ Days are designed to provide an informal forum for curators from around the country to meet and network. Each event has a special focus, either looking at particular areas of professional practice or visiting new buildings and important exhibitions. All include guest speakers and opportunity for discussion.Read More
The Extend Leadership Programme is open to applicants working in learning and education roles in the arts, museums and libraries who meet the eligibility criteria. Now in its sixth year, Extend was developed in response to the under-representation of learning and education staff in leadership within the arts and cultural sectors.Read More
As applications for this year’s Clore leadership programme open, a-n announces the first ever dedicated Visual Artist Fellowship.Read More
This intensive week-long course in London is aimed at curators, exhibition organisers, educators and others working with contemporary art. The course will critically examine how contemporary curating can best match contemporary art practices, including practices that might be collaborative, or participatory. 21-27 February 2016, Central LondonRead More
Between January and April 2016 there are further Essential Fundraising Skills training courses taking place across England. Courses cost £95 but there are preferential rates available to CVAN members.Read More