Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates again with Japan’s Mori Art Museum to launch the ‘Mori Art Museum Internship 2016’. The Programme provides an internship opportunity to local potential and experienced arts practitioners and curators to further develop their professional skills and network. It is now open for application.
The Programme will offer one internship place for 24 weeks on a full-time basis from January to June 2017 at Mori Art Museum. The selected candidate will mainly participate in curatorial research, exhibition programming and project coordination in Mori Art Museum. The actual placement period will be finalised between the selected candidate and Mori Art Museum. With the help of Mori Art Museum, the selected candidate will also have the chance to visit other arts and cultural institutes in order to broaden his/her horizon. A bursary of HK$150,000 will be provided to the selected candidate as an allowance for a round trip air ticket, accommodation, transportation, subsistence during the placement period.
The said Programme is part of the Arts Administrators’ Training Projects which are supported by the Home Affairs Bureau. The Projects aim at supporting local arts practitioners with different degree of experience to receive professional training in order to nurture future arts and cultural professionals in Hong Kong and to meet the growing needs of arts talents.
Interested practitioners are advised to refer to the specific guidelines and form of application. Both documents can now be obtained from the HKADC Administration Office (10/F, 1063 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong) or downloaded from the HKADC website: www.hkadc.org.hk. Applications must be submitted and deposited in the collection box at the HKADC Administration Office by 6:00pm on 27 June 2016 (Monday) the latest. Applications submitted by post must be postmarked on or before the deadline. Late submission or submission by fax or email will not be processed. For enquiries, please contact Ms Lui of the HKADC at 2820 1090 or [email protected].
About Mori Art Museum The Mori Art Museum is a contemporary art museum located on the 53rd floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower in Tokyo, Japan. Since its opening in 2003, it has strived to be a place for enjoyment, stimulation and discussion where important cultural and social issues are openly debated, not only through exhibitions but also through a wide range of public programmes including talks, tours and courses that can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages, from children to senior citizen, and backgrounds, from students to professionals. More information of Mori Art Museum is available at the website: www.mori.art.museum.