Museum Serralves Of Contemporary Art Seeks New Director

The Board of the Serralves Foundation is seeking to appoint a new Director to the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, an important Museum of Contemporary Art within an international context as well as the first institution of its kind in Portugal.

Yew Glade and Museum, view of Museu Serralves from the Park. Credit João Almeida, courtesy of Fundação de Serralves

Situated within the historic 18 hectare Serralves Park, the Museum of Contemporary Art opened in 1999 in an iconic building designed by Alvaro Siza Vieira and has developed an international reputation for its ground-breaking exhibitions and programmes, its important collection of Portuguese and international art from the 1960s onwards, and the significant learning opportunities it offers.

The Board is looking for a figure of international standing to take on the role of Director of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art. The successful candidate will lead the Museum through an important next phase of development, developing distinctive programmes, building its collection, broadening its audiences, and enhancing its international reputation.

For more information and application details please contact Liz Amos Associates, the appointed search consultant for the Serralves Foundation, through Mary Deegan at [email protected] or at +44 20 7884 9201.

More information is available on and

Application deadline: Wednesday 6 June 2012

The Serralves Foundation welcomes applications from all sections of the community and from both national and international candidates.

Serralves Museum
of Contemporary Art
Porto, Portugal
Application deadline:
Wednesday 6 June 2012

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