Hatch Curator of Indigenous Art and Cultures

Date Posted
July 11, 2023
Opportunity with
Royal Ontario Museum
Application Deadline
January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
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Position Summary

Reporting to the Co-Chief Curator, Art and Culture, the position will lead a collaborative approach to stewarding ROM’s Canadian Indigenous Art and Culture collection, creating exhibitions and presenting programs with Indigenous communities and for broad audiences. The newly created position will be a key voice in re-thinking colonial patterns of practice and centering Indigenous perspectives and will interpret ROM’s Canadian Indigenous Art and Culture collection in collaboration with communities through inclusive, transdisciplinary thinking, digital practices, and innovation. The Hatch Curator of Indigenous Art and Cultures (Curator) will lead the repatriation of Indigenous ancestral belongings through deep engagement with relevant communities, in close partnership with the Vettoretto Curator of North American Archaeology. The Curator will collaborate with ROM’s Learning Department and Indigenous Museum Educators to develop Indigenous-centred educational and outreach programming, including supporting the Ontario curriculum in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies. The Curator will champion cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary perspectives to highlight the relevance of ROM’s collection of art, culture, and nature in contemporary societies, and have ambitions for a flourishing relationship between ROM and Indigenous communities.

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