Call for the Position of Director – GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea and Castello di Rivoli – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea

Fondazione Torino Musei

is seeking a Director for GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea e Castello di Rivoli – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea


Fondazione Torino Musei has published a call for applications for the position of Director of GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea e Castello di Rivoli – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea.

Founded in 1863, GAM is the oldest museum of modern art in Italy. GAM collections contain over 45,000 works, including paintings, sculptures, installations and photographs, as well as a full collection of drawings and engravings and one of the most important collections in Europe related to fil
m and video artists.
Founded in 1984, Castello di Rivoli is distinguished by its Italian and International contemporary art exhibitions and its collection of
notable works of art, from the second half of the twentieth century to the present.
With a view to creating one of the top international centres of modern and contemporary art, the City of Turin and the Regione Piemonte, main stakeholders of the two Museums, have approved a new management model that will integrate Castello di Rivoli and GAM under the Fondazione Torino
Musei, a nonprofit organization.
Fondazione Torino Musei is searching for a single Director who will be in charge of the artistic direction of both museums.


The Director will need to establish a development strategy for the two  museums, coordinating their programmes and activities, while enhancing
their identities , based on their history and collections.
Essential function:
• management and care of the collections;
• development and implementation of a long-term exhibition and
cultural plan for both museums ;
• management of institutional and international cultural
• promotion and strengthening of the museum’s identity and image
as well as its relationship with the local, national and international
• Cross-museum co-ordination and communication to deliver a
flexible and responsive service and high standard of visitor
• management of the museums, in accordance with its tasks, with
reference to financial aspects, organization of human resources,
development of communication, promotion and fundraising

How to apply

The applications must be received no later than 12.00 am CET on January 14, 2015,by e-mail to the account indicated at or by courier, to PRAXI S.p.A, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 3- 10125 TURIN – ITALY, with full disclosure of the sender, and with the envelope and document header clearly marked “Application for the appointment of Director of the GAM – Galleria Civicad’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino and Castello di Rivoli – Museo di Arte Contemporanea”.