Bergen Kunsthall, one of Scandinavia’s most prominent contemporary art institutions, is seeking to appoint a new Director, to lead the organisation as it continues to develop its reputation locally, nationally and internationally.
Attracting some 65,000 visitors a year, Bergen Kunsthall has a national and international reputation for its continually changing series of exhibitions, its strong education programme, its publications and the lively contemporary art programme which is curated at Landmark, the gallery’s cafe, bar, concert venue and project space. Embedded in the local cultural scene, Bergen Kunsthall has international reach through its programming, international collaborations and publications, ensuring its place in the global conversation on contemporary art and culture.
In the new Director, the Board is looking for a leader with the ability and international standing to run this high profile, small organisation which plays a significant role in Bergen and Norway within the broader contemporary art scene. They will be responsible for determining the artistic direction of the organisation as the institution moves into the next stage of its development, ensuring its reputation on the national and international stage while taking care of its financial security. They will be good people and resource managers, will be known for their innovative artistic programming, will be excellent communicators and stakeholder managers and will have the ability to work effectively with the Board to build on the organisation’s remarkable history.