Curator, Watts Gallery Trust

Location:Guildford, Surrey Salary:£26,000 to £30,000 depending on experience Main duties:

Key Accountabilities:

  • Collections
  • Exhibitions
  • Communications
  • Management and training responsibilities


Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 3 years curatorial experience in a museum or gallery environment
  • A specialist knowledge in nineteenth and early twentieth-century British art, history and visual culture
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and delivering exhibitions in a museum or gallery
  • Proven experience of working with collections, managing loans procedures and collection documentation
  • Experience of using a collections management database


  • MA/PhD degree in History of Art
  • Knowledge of Museum Accreditation standards, Spectrum 5.0 and the MA Code of Ethics for Museums


Deadline for applications: 3rd January 2020
First interviews: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Final interviews: Thursday 23 January 2020

Applications including a supporting statement expressing interest in and suitability for the position and CV should be sent to Katie Smith, Executive Assistant, at

Watts Gallery is fully committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date:03/01/2020 Job Description:

Watts Gallery Trust, a registered charity, is seeking to recruit a Curator to join the Curatorial Team. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and delivery of exhibitions, displays and interpretation, engaging the widest range of audiences with the art and ideas of GF and Mary Watts. They will also play a central part in enhancing the care and documentation of the collections, library and archive.

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