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VACANCY: ART PROJECTS LEADER  (PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT) 
 
R353 614 per annum all inclusive 
The William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) invites applications for the Art Projects Leader vacancy as advertised.  
 
Equity Statement: Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division. 
 
Remuneration 
An all-inclusive package of R353 614 per annum. Membership to the Museum Pension Fund is compulsory. 
 
Requirements 
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Fine Art or Art History, (minimum requirement) 
- Minimum of three (3) years working experience within the industry or related industry; 
- Experience curating exhibitions from conceptual development to installation - (minimum (3) years working experience 
- Excellent knowledge in Art History 
- Experience in teaching art  
- Experience working on public art programmes 
- Experience conducting workshops and guided tours for learners, students and tourists of all ages. 
- Excellent knowledge of museum standards of curatorial practice  
- Knowledge of collection management practices, coupled with a basic knowledge of conservation principles and
  techniques; 
- Strong administration and co-ordination skills, with a methodical approach and attention to detail 
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 
- Strong research skills; 
- Ability to work independently and deliver work within agreed upon timeframes; 
- Passionate and knowledgeable about the museum industry; 
- Valid Code 8 driver’s licence. 
- Knowledge and application of MS Word, MS Excel, 
 
 
An understanding of Coral Draw, Adobe Indesign or Adobe Photoshop software will be an advantage. 
 
Key Responsibilities 
 
• Curate temporary and permanent collection exhibitions in collaboration with the assistant curator 
• Ensure the safe storage, preservation and conservation of all artworks in collaboration with the Assistant Curator 
• Coordinate the exhibition schedule in collaboration with the Director 
• Ensure the detailed archiving of all art objects in collaboration with the assistant curator 
• Coordinate the logistics of the collection or return of artworks  
• Organise, administer and present art and craft workshops for scholars and adults during the term as well as holidays 
• Coordinate & teach Art Modules to learners and university students on art related topics during the year 
• Assist Director in identifying works of art for acquisition into the permanent collection 
• Assist with a quarterly art outreach program  
• Liaise with all forms of media with regards information concerning projects and exhibitions in collaboration with the assistant curator 
• Liaise with tourism agents regarding exhibitions, workshops and projects information 
• Coordinate the logistics of all art work purchases, liaising with buyers, sending invoices and preparation of all paperwork  
• Prepare & present weekly art classes for special needs participants 
• Ensure the design of all invitations and other documents in collaboration with assistant curator 
• Liaise with local emerging artists to make use of various museum facilities 
• Compile quarterly reports of exhibitions, tours, art workshops, special needs classes. 
• Manage interns and volunteers  
 
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: December 16th 2019 
CV’s and certified documents can be emailed to director@whag.co.za or hand delivered to: 
 
The Director 
William Humphrey Art Gallery 
1 Cullinan Crescent 
Civic Centre 
Kimberley 
 
The William Humphreys Art Gallery is committed to employment equity and redress. 
The William Humphreys Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer. 
The William Humphreys Art Gallery reserves the right not to make an appointment. 
 
If the William Humphreys Art Gallery has not contacted applicants within four weeks of the closing date, applications should be considered unsuccessful. 

NORTHERN CAPE ARTISTS EXHIBITION 2020 

The William Humphreys Art Gallery would like to invite artists residing in the Northern Cape region to submit their work for selection to participate in the fifth Northern Cape Artists Exhibition 2020. There is no theme for the exhibition, as we would simply like to showcase the artistic talent of the Northern Cape.

The exhibition will open in Kimberley, Wednesday the 3rd of June and will run to the 21st of August 2020.
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Dear: Friends and Family  
 
It’s competition time!!!  
 
The William Humphreys Gallery in conjunction with Mona Lisa’s cup of tea is hosting an art competition. 
 
Please complete the entry form and make sure that it reaches us by the 17th January 2020. Winners for each category will be announced on our Facebook page on the 31 January 2020. Remember art is never finished, only abandoned.

Upcoming events at the WHAG:
• From 21 September 2019 - January 2020 WHAG will form part of the Curitiba, Brazil (Pronounced Kooreecheebah) Biennale by curating the South African component. We will be taking 15 South African artists from across the country to Curitiba, Bahia and Brasilia, where they will showcase their talents to an international audience.  
 
• In partnership with SPU, WHAG will be hosting an international exhibition and a public mural project in the city of Kimberley as part of the Writers Festival.  
 
• Throughout the year WHAG will be having film screenings.  
 
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