Job opportunity – Artistic Director, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark
In 2017, Kunsthal Aarhus celebrates its 100th anniversary and will participate actively in the European Cultural Capital in Aarhus / Central Denmark Region. Beginning in January 2016, Kunsthal Aarhus is seeking an Artistic Director to shape the institution’s artistic profile in close collaboration with its management and staff.
Kunsthal Aarhus is a significant and ambitious cultural platform that unites many fields with a common focus on the visual arts: international tendencies and global discussions come together with local art scenes and communities with a particular focus on younger audiences and educational institutions. Kunsthal Aarhus seeks to participate in defining the agenda of the art scene and the broader public, locally as well as internationally, and to build positive interest from local and international audience as well as from the press, foundations and politicians.
As the Artistic Director you have the responsibility for fundraising, creating exhibition budgets and financial plans, carry out exhibitions within the budget frames, close the accounts and hand in reports in due time. As the Artistic Manager you have to be able to unfold your own exhibition program as well as exhibition programs developed and scheduled by your predecessor.
The Artistic Director represents the interest of Kunsthal Aarhus in relation to national and international collaborations, creating networks for short and long term development.
Application deadline: September 1 2015