WE ARE RECRUITING

The Millennium Court Arts Centre is a purpose-built arts facility dedicated to offering high-level creative experiences in the Visual and Educational Arts, funded by ACNI and ACBC Council. To continue the development of our highly specialised and innovative Arts Programmes, we are now recruiting for the following position in our organisation.

ASSISTANT EDUCATION OFFICER (F/T)  £15 600

The role requires the organisation, delivery and monitoring of the Education and Outreach Programme in association with the Exhibition and Education Officers, in the facilitation of MCAC workshops and classes.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

• Relevant third-level qualification to degree level and 1 year experience in an educational or administration role preferably arts related.

• Experience of working toward an Arts Education programme

• Experience of facilitation with groups working with individuals of varying ages.

• Knowledge of computerised office administration systems.

• Proven organised problem solver with outstanding team-working skills essential.

• General knowledge of contemporary art practice and commitment to the arts in a local, national and international context.

Normal Hours of work: Tues - Sat, 9:30- 5:30 pm. Non Sociable Hours/Evenings will be required

Closing date for return of completed application forms: 5:00 Monday 30th January 2017.  Candidates will be informed regarding interview dates. Portadown 2000 is an equal opportunities employer.

Application forms are available on request from: Lisa Finnegan, Administrator, Millennium Court Arts Centre, William Street, PORTADOWN, BT62 3NX

TEL:  028 38394415 or EMAIL: lisa@millenniumcourt.org


CURRENT EXHIBITION

Kevin Gaffney: Unseen By My Open Eyes

3 December – 4 February 2017

Artist Talk: Wednesday 18 January, 2-3 PM

The exhibition will be accompanied by a new publication, ‘Unseen By My Open Eyes’ by Black Dog Publishing, London. 


OUR NEXT EXHIBITION

YOU & I – CURATED BY ALISSA KLEIST

Rhona Byrne, Mitch Conlon, Harrell Fletcher, IM Heung-soon, J Ross & Sons 

Opening Friday 17 February, 7pm.

Places where men go to die, a new collective performance choreographed by Mitch Conlon, commences at 8pm on the opening night. 

You and I continues until Saturday, 1 April 2017.

 

Curator’s talk: 25 March, 12-1pm 

You and I guest curator Alissa Kleist will give a tour of the exhibition and an insight into the exhibiting artists’ practices. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend.

 

 

Speed Moaning event: 25 March, 2-4pm 

Artist Rhona Byrne invites you to discuss the everyday things that bother you and find new ways of expressing them through a series of collective moaning exercises. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend. 

 

 

A Free Bus will run between Belfast and Portadown on the evening of the opening. Leaves Belfast from Golden Thread Gallery at 6.45pm. Returns from Portadown at 9pm. Contact Johnny@millenniumcourt.org to book a place. 


Millennium Court Art Centre Virtual Tour

Experience our gallery online by taking a virtual tour and immerse yourself in Ian Cumberland’s exhibition ’Once Removed’.

Millennium Court Arts Centre offer a range of free events throughout the year for adults, including exhibition openings, artist/curator talks and open mic nights, as well as free events aimed at families, including films and open art days. We also offer a variety of paid classes, workshops and events for both children and adults.

Millennium Court Arts Centre has a Room hire service with a facility of equipped spaces catering to your specific meeting and events requirements. We are located in Portadown Town Centre within easy reach of all major transport links.

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