Vacancy for emerging curators


Vacancy for emerging curators

skype meeting Riet, Michaela, Nadine and Lotte 2020
During lockdown zoom meeting SEA Foundation team members: Riet, Michaela, Nadine and Lieselotte
March 2020

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Assistant curator

From 01.09.2022
Learn/work trajectory
Duration: 8 – 16 months

Do you feel an urgency to gain experience and further develop your practice as a contemporary art curator? This is your chance! We have an opening for an assistant curator for 24/28 hours per week. This learning by doing position is aimed at gaining practical experience in writing, researching, studio visits, care and organizing, exhibition-making, and the day to day running of an art organization.


  • writing texts, like exhibitions texts, concepts, essays and critiques
  • provide artists with curatorial support
  • conduct research and studio visits
  • excellent time planning and organizing skills
  • fundraising and administration
  • day-to day running of an art organization


  • passion for contemporary art
  • team player and a quick mind
  • good reflective and networking skills
  • excellent writing skills in Dutch and English
  • university graduate, art history, culture and media or curatorial studies or similar
  • skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom or WordPress
  • must bring your own laptop

A positive attitude, strong work ethics, punctuality, care and organizational skills are essential to the position. We offer a learn-work trajectory including mentoring. We offer also a modest monthly tax-free fee plus an off-peak train travel card and cost reimbursement. Interested? Write a motivation letter and add your CV. Send your application to Please note, the successful applicant is asked to prepare, write and talk about their development trajectory and goals