Vacancy for an emerging curator


Vacancy for an emerging curator

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

Work and learn


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Assistant curator

From 01.04.2023
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 16/24 hours per week. This learning-by-doing position is aimed at gaining practical experience in exhibition-making, the day-to-day running of an art organization, honing your writing skills, researching, and studio visits.


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


  • passion for contemporary art
  • team player and a quick mind
  • reflection and networking skills
  • excellent writing skills in English (and possibly Dutch, which we consider an advantage)
  • planning and administrating skills
  • university graduate, art history, culture and media, philosophy, curatorial studies or similar
  • skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom or WordPress welcome

We are looking for an emerging curator. A positive attitude, strong work ethics, punctuality, and internalised care are essential to the position. We offer a learn-work trajectory including mentoring, a projectbasis payment, 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 write about their development trajectory and career goals.