Opportunities

  • 2019 Jeremy Hynes Award recipient Tay Haggarty's 'LINK' performance. Photo: Joe Ruckli.

  • Caitin Franzmann, 'to the curve of you' performance. Photo: Marc Pricop.

  • Art Enquirer 2019 studio visit with Vernon Ah Kee. Photo: Savannah van der Niet.

  • Loops and Knots: a festival of weaving across waters. Photo: Louis Lim

  • Art Enquirer 2019. Photo: Savannah van der Niet.

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Opportunities

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

The IMA is always looking for enthusiastic people to join our Volunteer Program!

Being a volunteer at Australia’s oldest, independent, contemporary art gallery is a rewarding role and a great introduction into the contemporary art world in Australia. You will have the chance to meet the IMA Staff, exhibiting artists and Brisbane’s arts community. IMA Volunteers receive many incentives, including; regular training and tours from curators and artists, complimentary IMA publications and a letter of referral.

If you would like to apply, please email ima@ima.org.au.

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Employment

  • Marketing Communications Producer

    The Institute of Modern Art is seeking an enthusiastic early-career arts worker to be our new Marketing Communications Producer. This is a new role for the IMA and we’re looking for the right person to join the team. The purpose of the Marketing Communications Producer is to position the IMA as a national leader in contemporary art and to engage local, national and international audiences across marketing and communications platforms. You are interested in innovative digital content and bringing your skills to support art and artists. This role offers the opportunity to be mentored at the IMA and to develop your skills in strategic arts marketing communications.

    Find out more information about the position here.

Open Calls and Programs

  • the churchie emerging art prize

    ‘the churchie’ is one of Australia’s leading prizes for emerging artists. Presented at the IMA since 2019, the finalists’ exhibition provides a survey of the compelling and diverse work being produced by emerging artists today.

  • The Visual Field: Art Industry Insights for Teens

    The Visual Field is our professional development program for teens curious about a career in the arts after school. Participants will meet artists, curators, content creators, and industry professionals to explore different career pathways during a weekend intensive at the IMA.  

    Grade 11 and 12 students are invited to learn about the industry, connect with likeminded peers, gain valuable art writing skills, and be immersed in the exciting world of contemporary art. This two-day face to face experience is delivered in partnership with Flying Arts Alliance.

  • Jeremy Hynes Award

    Since 2009, the IMA has had the honour of presenting the $10,000 Jeremy Hynes Award to an experimental Queensland artist in the earlier stages of their career, made possible through a bequest from the family of artist Jeremy Hynes.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands where the IMA now stands. We pay our respect to Elders past, present, and emerging.

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