Contemporary Art Society, 59 Central Street, London EC1V 3AF. Photo: Joe Plommer
Contemporary Art Society, 59 Central Street, London EC1V 3AF. Photo: Joe Plommer

Founded in 1910, the Contemporary Art Society (CAS) is a national charity that purchases and gifts the greatest work by living artists to public collections across the UK, so that audiences across the country are able to connect with the art of their time.  Twenty-one million people currently visit our Member Museums each year.

In the past 100 years we have gifted approximately 12,000 works to public collections, from Picasso, Bacon, Hepworth and Moore in their day, through to the influential artists of our times including Helen Marten, Mike Nelson, Laura Prouvost and Hito Steyerl.


Collections Researcher

Application Deadline:
Friday 14 June 2019, 10.00am

Job Description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Collections Researcher with previous experience and strong research skills to join our team. The Contemporary Art Society champions the collecting of outstanding contemporary art and craft in the UK. Since 1910 the charity has donated thousands of works by living artists to museums. Sitting at the heart of cultural life in the UK, the Contemporary Art Society brokers philanthropic support for the benefit of museums and their audiences across the entire country. Their work ensures that the story of art continues to be told now and for future generations. Over the past three years we have been developing a database of all the works we have presented to museums throughout history. The Collections Researcher is responsible for continuing to develop and catalogue the database of works gifted to museums since 1910.

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