Curator - Gallery or Museum

Manage, organise and develop museum collections, and conduct related research.

Curator - Gallery or Museum

Curator - Gallery or Museum

Roles and responsibilities

As a Curator, you would seek positions in museums and art galleries, although you may be required to travel to seek work.

Gallery and Museum Curators:

  • acquire items for the collections in their care
  • examine items to determine condition and authenticity
  • identify and classify specimens, and arrange conservation and restoration work
  • keep and maintain records about all items in the collection
  • organise and participate in display teams which may involve travelling or arranging for loan exhibitions
  • initiate and maintain research and publication programs, and establish networks and assist other professionals on request
  • lecture and write about the collections, and answer public enquiries
  • supervise support staff and organise administrative duties associated with the use and care of the collection

Source: myFuture

As a Curator, you would seek positions in museums and art galleries, although you may be required to travel to seek work.

Gallery and Museum Curators:

  • acquire items for the collections in their care
  • examine items to determine condition and authenticity
  • identify and classify specimens, and arrange conservation and restoration work
  • keep and maintain records about all items in the collection
  • organise and participate in display teams which may involve travelling or arranging for loan exhibitions
  • initiate and maintain research and publication programs, and establish networks and assist other professionals on request
  • lecture and write about the collections, and answer public enquiries
  • supervise support staff and organise administrative duties associated with the use and care of the collection

Source: myFuture

Undergraduate Courses To Become

Curator - Gallery or Museum

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Postgraduate Courses To Become

Curator - Gallery or Museum

Course work courses to pursue this career
Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

Relevant postgraduate courses include:
Postgraduate Courses To Become

Curator - Gallery or Museum

Research courses to pursue this career
Research study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

Relevant research courses include: