Contract for Provision of Visual Art Services: Roscommon Arts Centre

 Submission deadline: 5pm Friday 28th February 2020 

 Duration of Contract: March 2020 – December 2021

Contract Fee: €24,000

 Roscommon Arts Centre is a multi-disciplinary arts venue in Roscommon town. Funded by Roscommon County Council and The Arts Council, the centre has recently re-opened after a major re-development which has included the addition of a new purpose built, ground floor gallery space, two new artist studios and a workshop space.

Roscommon Arts Centre is seeking a Service Provider qualified to develop and deliver the visual art programme for the centre for 2020-2021. Services required include the curation of the 2021 exhibition programme & the remainder of the 2020 programme; developing the associated education programme and a new public engagement strand within the allocated budget.

The Service Provider should be able to demonstrate an extensive knowledge of contemporary visual art practices nationally and internationally; possess a third level or similar qualification and/or a minimum of 3 years experience working in a relevant field.

Qualifying Criteria

  • A related third level qualification OR qualified by experience with at least 3 years’ relevant experience working in a relevant field
  • Experience of working in the cultural sector and specifically in the area of visual arts programming
  • A knowledge of how to develop and deliver public engagement, participatory, and learning programmes
  • Experience of working with artists at all stages of their careers and turning ideas into innovative and ambitious programmes
  • Experience collaborating with agencies and working with a wide range of people, including individuals and groups, young people, schools, local authority departments, and voluntary sector agencies
  • Budget planning and management experience

Desirable Criteria

  • Recognised industry qualification and/or related third level qualification
  • Experience of working in a multi artform venue or festival
  • A track record in curating visual art events

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 This post is co-funded by Roscommon County Council & The Arts Council of Ireland


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