Curator - Terms of Reference


Name: Curator Consultant

Coordinates with: Archiving and Documentation officer

Payment: as per contract

(rate: $25 to $35)

Start - End Dates: June 2024 till December 2024

About ARM

The Anti-Racism Movement is a Non-Governmental Organization established by a group of local activists who work together with migrant workers to secure social, economic, and gender justice for all migrant workers and racialized groups in Lebanon. ARM runs a community center dedicated to migrant domestic workers in Lebanon where they can meet, learn new skills, organize, and access information and assistance. We mobilize public support for the abolishment of the Kafala (sponsorship) system and the realization of migrant domestic workers’ rights through advocacy and alliance-building. We also help migrant workers access services related to legal support, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, education, and shelter.

Purpose and Scope of work

The Curator will be responsible for conceptualizing, organizing and overseeing all aspects of the exhibition . This includes but is not limited to curatorial direction, artwork selection, exhibition design, publication, and public programming.

Terms of Responsibilities:

  1. Biweekly follow up with the MCC members belonging to the working groups:
    1. To communicate with artists to discuss their work, provide guidance on presentation, and gather additional information for exhibition materials.
    2. To select artworks that align with the exhibition theme and contribute to a cohesive narrative.
  2. Conceptualize the exhibition (scenography, set up and installation) with the archiving and documentation officer and the MCC manager.
  3. Oversee the installation of the exhibition from start to finish.
  4. Support with drafting the ToR of the Exhibition producer and be involved in the selection process.
  5. Support with drafting the ToR of the artists leading on workshops with members and be involved in the selection process.
  6. Coordinating with artists hired through the project to support members in the production with support from the Archiving and Documentation officer.
  7. Coordinating closely with the producer with support from the Archiving and Documentation officer.
  8. Communicating with the graphic designer with support from the Archiving and Documentation officer.
  9. Writing the main text of the exhibition, creating of exhibition catalogs, labels and other interpretive materials meant to provide information and context for visitors, and reviewing materials after translation for any final edits.
  10. Supporting ARM staff in media outreach and in preparing press kits ahead of the exhibition opening.
  11.  Co-conceiving a program of events such as artist talks, panel discussions, and workshops to engage the audience and enhance the exhibition experience.
  12. Training ARM staff and MCC members on leading guided tours of the exhibition to the targeted audience.
  13. Supporting ARM in producing educational material that explains key concepts in the exhibition, sharing knowledge in creating an outreach plan to schools and universities.

Communication and consultancy relationships

The consultant will be in direct contact with the Archiving and Documentation officer  at ARM who will be supervising this consultancy.

Decision making process

The consultant will have an advisory role and ARM will be the final decision-maker following the process for its internal decision-making.


  • University degree in Design, Fine Arts or any other related field.
  • Experience of at least 3 years in working with organizations on curating exhibitions.
  • Knowledge of ARM’s mission and the context of Migrant Workers in Lebanon under the Kafala system.
  • Familiarity with curatorial methodologies including exhibition designing and audience engagement.
  • The ability to think creatively and laterally, attention to details and strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with diverse communities, including underrepresented groups, in the planning and execution of exhibitions.
  • Sensitivity to the cultural backgrounds and perspectives of community members.
  • Effective communication skills to convey curatorial concepts, solicit feedback and communicate with diverse audiences both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work systematically, diligently, and punctually according to deadlines.

ARM commits to:

  • Providing the necessary context, information, and resources during the consultancy.
  • Leading on all admin, logistics, and tasks required to accomplish the proper design.
  • Acting as the focal point of communication amongst different individuals.
  • Providing ongoing feedback on the designing process and approach as needed.

Documents Required:

  • CV
  • Portfolio
  • Cover Letter
  • Quotation (hourly rate)

How to apply

Please upload your CV and Portfolio  in Pdf Format and add your Quotation with the Cover Letter to the cover letter section.

We will begin conducting interviews on a rolling basis as applications are received. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early, as interviews may commence before the application deadline.

How to apply

Please click on the below URL "Curator Consultant" in order to apply.

Any application received via email will be disregarded.

Please upload your CV and Portfolio  in Pdf Format and add your Quotation with the Cover Letter to the cover letter section.

منتهية الصلاحية
آخر مدة للتقديم
الخميس, 13. يونيو 2024
نوع الدعوة
دعوة لتقديم الاستشارات
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
المناصرة والتوعية, لعاملات المهاجرات/ العمال المهاجرين
Duration of Contract:
7 months