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Contract Job – Museology Technician

Published on October 4, 2018

The Culture Department is seeking a Museology Technician to help initiate the actions under the Municipal Public Art Policy.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare an inventory and photograph the municipality’s cultural property (indoors and outdoors), including some of the History Museum’s artifacts, and set up a database in Filemaker Pro;
  • Prepare a new display in the curio cabinet in the Town Hall reception area and finish hanging the works from the permanent collection;
  • Develop solutions and suggest tools for properly protecting cultural assets; this may include advising the Town regarding the maintenance, restoration and storage of works, and management of the collection database.

The technician will work with the Cultural Development Officer and, as needed, History Museum volunteers. However, much of the time the technician will be working without supervision and will be the only museology expert working on a daily basis.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of training in Museology Techniques;
  • Proficient in Filemaker Pro software;
  • Excellent organizational and priority management skills and ability to assess the time required to carry out the tasks in the mandate;
  • Self-starter;
  • Creativity in the methods suggested to showcase the works given a limited budget;
  • Proficient in written French.

Conditions

Contract for a minimum of 315 hours to December 21, at an hourly rate of $17. Allowance of up to $50/week in addition to wages to help defray travel and accommodation expenses.

Support may be offered to find accommodation during the contract period.

Please email your resume to Claudine Filion-Dufresne, Cultural Development Officer, at [email protected] by October 10, 2018.

Application for financial assistance from the Municipality for 2019 projects and events

Published on August 16, 2018

The application form for funding regarding Sutton’s Community, Cultural, Recreational and Sports Organizations Recognition and Support Policy (Cultural Fund) is now online. The deadline to submit a project is October 9, 2018.

https://sutton.ca/en/arts-and-culture/support-for-cultural-organizations/

New: The document « Questions préparatoires pour remplir le formulaire de la politique de reconnaissance » was written to assist organizations. It includes not only questions but also tips for easier use of the online form.

Organizations submitting an initial application for financial assistance from the Town or a completely new project are invited to contact Claudine Filion-Dufresne, Cultural Development Officer, before completing the form: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

We talk about Sutton in La Presse +

Published on July 20, 2018

A piano from Litz in Sutton? To read the article published in La Presse + dated Saturday July 14, 2018, (in French only) click here.

Dompierre, the free composer! To read the article published in La Presse + dated Saturday July 14, 2018, (in French only) click here.

 
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