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Job Opportunity | Contract Curator, Orange Regional Museum

Orange Regional Museum (ORM) is developing an exhibition about the produce, food and wine history of the region. The exhibition will explore contemporary and historic themes around the region’s produce, food and wine, including the geography and environment of the region, distinctive produce, migration cultures, notable people and families, food related places, changing traditions around food and culinary history, celebrations and family stories. The exhibition Paddock to Plate (working title) will be held in the
museum from April 2018 and will be on display for approximately 18 months.
Paddock to Plate will include small satellite exhibitions in community museums in the region, exploring distinctive food stories from their locality and collections. It will also include a driving tour of heritage and food related places to encourage exploration and discovery of the produce, food and wine of the region, an exhibition catalogue, a web site and a lively program of community events and education programs tailored to relevant parts of the curriculum.
This consultancy is for a contract exhibition curator /team for the Paddock to Plate exhibition. It is anticipated the successful curator will work with a contract exhibition designer or design team to deliver the exhibition and related components.
Proposals are to be submitted to:
The General Manager
Orange City Council
PO Box 35
Attention: Museum Manager and Heritage Coordinator
Proposals can be submitted in writing or by email clearly marked:
ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM: Paddock to Plate, an illustrated thematic history of food and wine in Orange and the region.
The closing date for the submission of proposals is 2.00pm Tuesday 8 August 2017. For more information view the Brief for Curator for Paddock to Plate Exhibition.