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National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo Seeks (Senior) Curator of Art before 1800

A position for a (senior) curator of art until 1800 has opened at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo. See the vacancy text below for more information. The application deadline is 1 August 2017.

Information from the vacancy text, 2 June 2017

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design is Norway’s largest museum and receives around 750,000 visitors every year. Our mission is to collect, preserve, display, promote and conduct research on the country’s most comprehensive collection of art, architecture, and design. The museum currently has a staff of 180 employees and runs a varied exhibition program, including a number of touring exhibitions.

Jan van der Heyden (1637-1712), The Oude Delft Canal and the Oude Kerk, 1675 National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo


A new museum complex is under construction in central Oslo, and when completed it will be one of the largest art museums in Northern Europe. Planning for the relocation is under way, involving extensive collection management and the development of exhibition and education projects. The new museum is set to open in 2020 with a comprehensive presentation of its holdings. With a vision of inspiring new generations of art lovers, the museum wishes to engage a broad and diverse audience in a daring, playful, generous, and informative way.

The Old Masters and Modern Art Department is in charge of managing and documenting the museum’s collections from antiquity to the 1960s and of making them accessible to the public through exhibitions, a study room, publications, digital media, and a varied program of museum education.

The position involves a particular responsibility for exhibition planning and execution, collection work, and research and development in the field of pre-1800 fine art.

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