Inaugural Curator

  • Deadline:
    Sept. 30, 2013, 5 p.m.
  • Location:
    Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG, GB

Pixel Palace & Tyneside Cinema are looking for an Inaugural Curator to set the curatorial vision and artistic programme for a brand new gallery and cinema space opening in 2014.

Tyneside Cinema is one of the UK’s leading independent specialised film and media venues, housed in its spectacular Grade II listed building in the heart of Newcastle. As well as showing the best films from around the world, in 2011 the cinema launched Pixel Palace, a new programme of digital media art.

The curator will input into the final design of the new space and curate and deliver the inaugural programme of work for this Arts Council funded space, helping to shape the future direction of the organisation’s wider artistic programme. This post holder will make a significant contribution to Tyneside Cinema and leave a lasting legacy for the future.

Job title: Inaugural Curator, Screen Based Media

Tenure: 2 days per week, 1 year fixed term contract, commencing October 2013.

We are happy to consider proposals from freelancers to provide this service.

Salary: £25,000-30,000 dependant on experience (pro rata) or flat rate by negotiation.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 30 September 2013.
Interviews will be held on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 October 2013.

To see the full Job Specification, and for more details of how to apply, please visit our website.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact us at