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Cultural Development Officer, Art Curator

Cultural Development Officers and Art Curators develop arts projects in a council area and may help run council owned or poerated art galleries. Cultural Development Officers may organise a variety of arts events, in visual arts, literature and music for example, while Art Curators may create and promote art exhibitions, competitions and museum displays.

Training available in Tasmania

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, or Bachelor Fine Arts (History), see for example University of Tasmania.
  • Plus additional experience and or postgraduate qualifications in museum studies, curatorial studies or similar.


Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.


Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.