Manager, Curatorial

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Manager, Curatorial

Temporary Full-Time: To July 2025, extension subject to funding
Hiring Manager: Daryl Betenia, Director, Collections & Curatorial
Closing Date: September 20, 2023

Glenbow is an equal opportunity employer and values different perspectives, backgrounds, identities and lived experiences. We are committed to building a diverse team and encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Should you have special accommodation needs, please let us know.

All employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

About Glenbow

Situated in Calgary, Alberta, Glenbow is an arts and culture museum undergoing a complete transformation and reimagining of what a museum can be.

Glenbow’s team is passionate and dedicated to making art accessible for everyone. Every member of our team, regardless of job title or description, is focused on serving our community and reimagining the museum experience.

We are dedicated community builders, working to shape the future of arts and culture in Calgary and beyond. Working at Glenbow also means you are part of an organization that recognizes its role in reconciliation and is working toward building an equitable community.

The Role

Reporting to the director, collections and curatorial, the primary focus of this position will be on Glenbow Reimagined, specifically the development of new exhibition programs for the 2026 reopening and moving forward.

The manager, curatorial, will work collaboratively with the director, collections and curatorial, to oversee the care, management and access to the collections area. Strategic planning, prioritization and goal setting will support the growth of the history collections and introduce new knowledge using creative and original ideas.

This position will lead and oversee a team of curators and curatorial assistants, providing supervision, guidance and direction. They will be expected to work with diverse communities and carry out all functions with a broad awareness of the issues and concerns of the cultural communities represented in the collection and Glenbow’s evolving relationships with them.

Qualifications for this Role:

  • Masters Degree in history or art history.
  • Minimum 5 – 10 years experience working with history collections or other collections represented at Glenbow, and with all aspects of the development of exhibits.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research and publish work.
  • Experience leading and managing a team.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

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