Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba
The Board of Directors of the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba seeks a new Executive Director to guide the current strategic plan and oversee operations and programming.
We are the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, a community-engaged and inclusive contemporary art gallery located in downtown Brandon, Manitoba. The AGSM is the largest arts organization outside of Winnipeg, with a national reputation for the excellence of its culturally diverse exhibition and education programming, amply supported by national and provincial funders. The AGSM is a leading advocate for cultural development, the revitalization of downtown Brandon, and the creative economy in the region. Its 22,000 square foot facility attracts more than 22,000 people per year and nearly 3,000 children and adults take part in our over 250 onsite public programming activities.
Brandon is Manitoba’s second largest city and a regional hub for culture, education, and commerce for the surrounding areas of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and North Dakota. A growing multicultural community of with a historic downtown and strong connections to its rural economy, it is home to Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College. Brandon is located on the TransCanada Highway between Winnipeg and Regina and serviced by a regional airport with daily flights by WestJet.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads an accomplished and professional staff of five and is responsible for a budget of $650,000.
Working closely with curatorial and art education staff, the Executive Director develops programs that create links between contemporary art and everyday life, foregrounding excellence, accessibility, and community engagement.
The Executive Director will provide energetic leadership and overall vision for the gallery; execute and guide the strategic plan; balance the sometimes competing goals of artistic integrity with fiscal responsibility; lead fundraising efforts; inspire the AGSM team to further excellence; build on existing partnerships while creating new ones; oversee programming and operations to safeguard the high quality of visitor experience while effectively managing resources.
For more information about the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba visit www.agsm.ca. The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba seeks to represent the diverse communities that comprise our city and nation and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 16. Applicants should submit their resumes in confidence to HR@agsm.ca