Freelance art curator to work with Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service

Freelance art curator to work with Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service

A freelance art curator is to be commissioned to work with Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service to develop the use of the fine and decorative art collection. This project is funded by Arts Council England Renaissance Strategic Support Funding.

REFERENCE Q/RW/SLS
Awarding body Derbyshire County Council

Est. value

£8,750

Est. Start Date: 02/12/2013
Est. End Date: 31/03/2013

Description

A freelance art curator is to be commissioned to work with Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service to develop the use of the fine and decorative art collection. This project is funded by Arts Council England Renaissance Strategic Support Funding.

Derbyshire County Council, Cultural and Community Services manages Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service, one of the very first school library services to be established. Based in Derby, it provides a service to its members, lending books, audio and museum artefacts to schools to support learning.

The successful bidder will be able to
• Develop and deliver a programme with children from a selected school to curate an exhibition, from concept to closure
• Record and report on the learning experience
• Facilitate two focus groups to explore reluctance to use the art collections and develop ideas to reverse this
• Recommend improved presentation methods for the School Library Service fine and decorative art collections. 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Arts & Leisure Services,
CPV codes 73000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

10 December 2012
6 days

Submission Return By

11 December 2012
7 days

Contact Details

Derbyshire County Council
Ros Westwood
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery,
Terrace Road,
Buxton,
Derbyshire SK17 6DA,
Tel: 01629 533544

This contract is being managed by Derbyshire County Council . To request documentation contact ros.westwood@derbyshire.gov.uk

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