Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci seeks Director

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International open call for the selection of a new Director

Application deadline: October 15, 2017

Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci
Viale della Repubblica 277
59100 Prato
t +39 0574 5317
f +39 0574 531901

The Fondazione per le Arti Contemporanee in Tuscany (hereinafter “FACT” or “Fondazione”), a foundation with private participation based in Prato, constituted by the Founding Members (the Municipality of Prato and the Associazione Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci) and supported among others by the Region of Tuscany (which in compliance with the Regional Development Plan 2015/2020 will become a supporting member of the Fondazione) has the following goals:

–management of the Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci
–care and promotion of the permanent collection through study, cataloging, restoration, conservation and exhibition
–increasing assets through the purchase of works, collections, publications and documentation of all types and whatever else may be pertinent to its activity
–planning and organization of national and international exhibitions
–activation of exhibitions, investigations, scientific research concerning art from the 20th-century art movements up to contemporary expressions
–organization of multidisciplinary events and cultural activities regarding the contemporary scene
–collaboration with public and private bodies operating in the regional territory which have the same goals, also by coordinating and promoting contemporary art production in Tuscany
–organization of studies; research projects; scientific initiatives; educational, didactic and communicative activities; exhibitions and projects also in collaboration with the school and university systems, with cultural, university and research institutions, with Italian and foreign public and private subjects
–collection, expansion and conservation of informative and documentary material concerning all the contemporary artistic expressions, mainly in the context of the activities of the Centro di Informazione e Documentazione per le Arti Visive (Center of Information and Documentation for the Visual Arts) which is located inside the Centro Pecci
–organization of initiatives for promoting and facilitating use of the cultural activities by the public and particularly by young people
–collaboration with other museums and cultural institutions in the region in the context of the regional network for contemporary arts
–creation of any activities, services and initiatives which might contribute to the achievement of the goals as of the above points

FACT approves and issues the present call for the purposes of selecting its Director for the three-year period 2018/2020, excepting the possibility that amendments need to be made in the exclusive interest of FACT.

More info here: http://centropecci.it/en/press/call-for-expression-of-interest-in-partic...