The Curatorial Research Assistant position is designed to assist students in gaining the
exhibition research, writing and production skills necessary for curatorial research and/or assistant
curator positions in contemporary art galleries and museums and contribute to further employment in
the heritage sector. Past students have gone to graduate work and curatorial positions nationally and
Nature of Work: The mission of the MacKenzie Art Gallery is to engage people in transformative
experiences in the world through art. The Curatorial Department plays an integral role in the delivery of
this mission by leading the research, development, and organization of curatorial activities related to
exhibitions, publications, public programs and acquisitions. Reporting to the Head Curator, the Curatorial
Research Assistant will assist the Curators of the Gallery with on-going research in preparation for
for Indigenous Futures, Kampelmacher Memorial Collection, and Permanent Collection
Exhibition, and Conceptions of White projects.
o Research catalogue photography.
o Written materials for exhibitions and acquisitions (didactics, acquisition rationales etc.)
o Exhibition and collections management forms (loan agreements, artist contracts etc.)
o Database entries for loans and acquisitions.
o Exhibition floor plans.
Qualifications - Education: A post-secondary student, preferably in the third or fourth year in the BA or
BFA program in Art or Art History.
Skills: Exhibition research, writing, and production skills necessary for curatorial research; highly
organized and self-motivated; ability to prioritize deadlines; strong team player with the ability to work
independently, collaboratively, and within a team environment; exceptional written communications
skills; knowledge of online databases and graphics programs as asset; ability to find creative solutions to
problems and manage responsibility under tight deadlines; must be between 16 and 30 years of age;
must be registering as a full-time post-secondary student (intending to return to full-time studies).
The MacKenzie Art Gallery is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and building a diverse
workforce that includes women, Aboriginal, Inuit and Métis peoples, persons with disabilities and
members of visible minorities who have traditionally been and are currently underrepresented in the
Canadian workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
Salary Information: $16.50 / hour (Non-Union)
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply no later than Friday, April 26, 2019, 4:30 PM.
Applications should be emailed to:
Please include “Curatorial Assistant” in the subject line of all applications sent via email.
MacKenzie Art Gallery
Attn: Jackie Martin, Director of Finance & Operations
3475 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4S 6X6
306-584-4250 ext. 4275