Opportunities Board

Open Call for South West-based Curators: Spike Island Engagement Fellowship 2023
Spike Island

Opportunity closes: 5th Oct 2022
Type: Open Call
Based: South West
Salary: Undisclosed

Website: spikeisland.org.uk
Instagram: @spikeisland

Spike Island is pleased to invite applications from independent curators based in the South West of England to plan, develop and deliver a programme of events and activities as part of Spike Island’s Engagement programme throughout 2023.

Working closely with the programme team and local partners, the successful applicant will develop an inclusive approach to engagement, specifically including community groups, children and young people. The proposal must include a variety of events, such as workshops, tours, talks and reading groups, developed in response to Spike Island’s Exhibitions programme. This is an exciting opportunity for a curator wanting to further their career working with local audiences.

This opportunity is part of the West of England Visual Arts Alliance, supported by Arts Council England.

The successful applicant will receive:

  • A £4,000 fee to plan, develop and deliver a yearlong programme of events as part of Spike Island’s Engagement programme throughout 2023
  • A £6,000 budget to develop and deliver a yearlong programme of events
  • Support and mentorship from Spike Island’s Programme team
  • Annual membership to our Spike Island Associates programme which offers free access to regular talks, one-to-ones with artists, critics and curators, and other opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and support

The delivery of the programme will be supported by Spike Island’s Assistant Curator: Artist Development and Engagement, as well as other members of staff when necessary.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MONDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2022 AT 23:59 GMT

How To Apply

For more information and how to apply, please visit: Open Call for South West-based Curators: Spike Island Engagement Fellowship 2023 - Spike Island