The City of Greater Bendigo has re-advertised the position of Bendigo Art Gallery director.
The renewed search will start this month and will take several months to complete.
Council will expand its search and explore key local and international markets in its search for a new gallery director.
The director position was first advertised in December 2018.
City of Greater Bendigo Director Strategy and Growth Bernie O'Sullivan said while they had attracted and interviewed strong candidates in recent months, they felt it necessary to re-advertiser.
"Given the reputation and ambition of the Gallery, the interview panel felt it needed to re-advertise the position following a rigorous selection and interview process," he said.
"The city will again explore the local market but also focus more specifically on some key international markets."
Mr O'Sullivan said the Bendigo Art Gallery team would continue to manage the day-to-day operations, including the delivery of the latest blockbuster exhibition, Tudors to Windsors.
Former Bendigo Art Gallery director Karen Quinlan announced her departure in September after 18 years in the role.
She farewelled the role in November and is now the director of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia.
Shortly after her announcement, Ms Quinlan said there was a wealth of talent in the sector for the city to draw upon during recruitment for a new director.
"It will be competitive and highly sought after and I'm sure Bendigo knows what it wants," she said.
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