Curator Resume Samples

A Curator is accountable for assembling, managing, presenting, displaying and cataloguing various artistic and cultural collections in museums and art galleries. Job duties enlisted on a Curator Resume include – developing and expanding new collections, negotiating and buying items such as statues, paintings and sculptures; maintaining records and cataloguing acquisitions; ensuring all collections are properly stored and preserved; raising grants and funds; interviewing and hiring staff; managing volunteers; compiling and preparing written information about catalogues and updating them on the official website of the company.

This area of work is open to those who can demonstrate the following abilities – excellent communication skills, knowledge of working with museum databases; familiarity with cultural projects and fundraising; ability to organize and exhibit messages through exemplary designs; and excellent researching skills. A degree preferably in the field of Archaeology, anthropology, arts or history is usually the essential qualification for the majority of these positions.

 

Curator Resume example

Curator Resume

Objective : Friendly, creative, high-energy employee accustomed to working in fast-paced environments with success in effectively handling diverse client situations. Extensive experience working with broad range of artistic mediums, both traditional and digital.

Skills : Painting, Drawing, Screen-Printing, Sculpting, 3D Printer, Laser Cutter, Woodworking, Sewing Machine.

Description :

    1. Educated and engaged the public and private sectors on virtual care technologies and innovations.
    2. Acted as the liaison between the medical & technological fields and our local and national community.
    3. Planed visits and lead tours through Virtual Care Center, the world's first virtual care center, including visits from: Diverse interest community groups, executive business leaders, and potential corporate clients.
    4. Generated ideas for creative visuals in the lobby and briefing room, overall building graphics, and video content while collaborating closely with IT to confirm graphic capabilities.
    5. Created high-level, accurate, and engaging presentations showcasing Mercy's history, journey, product services, latest technologies, and strategic growth plans.
    6. Designed brochures for conferences and summits using Adobe Suite.
    7. Communicated advances in the medical field and discuss the role of virtual health care, insurance coverage, and biometrics through public speaking, interactive presentations, or print media.
    8. Scheduled and coordinated conference rooms, meetings, events, and other collaborative spaces using Microsoft Office Outlook and SharePoint Calendar.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA In Art History


Curator Resume

Summary : Experience developing and managing annual operating budgets and varying budget lines. Skilled administrator of policies and procedures. Successful experience with developing and implementing multi-level strategic and business plans.

Skills : Typing, Data research; Writing, Registration programming, lecture, Teach.

Description :

    1. Led staff and volunteers in daily operations including guest services, security, and maintenance.
    2. Served as a lead contact for all inquiries, including responding to research requests.
    3. Created and maintained a budget and oversaw campaigns, grant writing and fundraising strategies.
    4. Supervised the rebranding of the organization through a rigorous grassroots marketing campaign.
    5. Promoted the museum through public outreach via various media outlets and marketing collaterals.
    6. Managed and developed the museum's revenue income by securing corporate sponsorships and grants, increasing individual giving, supporting personal relationships with museum members and patrons, and launching a successful capital campaign.
    7. Created an educational curriculum for grades 2-7 in accordance with state and federal core curriculum requirements, including the development of online resources, learning outcomes, and educator-based pre/post-visit assessment tools.
    8. Collaborated on the creation of a new strategic plan, which also included a 3-year business plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA In History


Sr. Curator Resume

Headline : Experience to properly investigate, process and care for collections, both within and outside areas of academic specialty. Possessing creativity and resourcefulness applied to exhibition design, fabrication and installation. Displaying self-motivation, attention to detail and strong communication skills.

Skills : Conversational Knowledge Of Spanish. Worked For More.

Description :

    1. Researched, designed and fabricated informative, interactive, and stimulating exhibitions.
    2. Coordinated incoming and outgoing loans, catalog and accession artifacts using PastPerfect software.
    3. Created and implemented the Museum's first collections policy in accordance with the Institution's mission statement, national standards, and best practices.
    4. Created Museum's first educational department: develop programming and hands-on learning for museum visitors and local school system.
    5. Regularly monitored display and storage areas using Institution's EMK; conduct basic preventative conservation and IPM to ensure the safe-keeping of collections.
    6. Designed and institute Museum's Disaster Preparedness Plan for collections and staff.
    7. Served as the interface between the Museum's collections and the public; give lectures, respond to research inquiries, and handle sensitive situations involving donations, loans, and deaccession cases.
    8. Planed and executed special events including fundraisers and community cooperation initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

Jr. Curator Resume

Objective : Highly motivated self-driven individual who exceeds in team leadership and time management, looking to bring 9 plus years of experience in management, facility maintenance, guest services, and animal husbandry and management to your company.

Skills : Leadership Development, Management, Operations, Operations Management, Project Management, Research, Recruiting, Training.

Description :

    1. Awarded one-year National Endowment for the Arts Education Internship.
    2. Conducted tours, assisted with training and ongoing docent education, presented outreach programs throughout regional school system.
    3. Promoted to Curator with specialty in works on paper.
    4. Centered on acquiring, documenting, preserving and interpreting collections ranging from anitiquity to contemporary art.
    5. Grant proposals for exhibitions, budgets for mounting and framing art works and publication of exhibition and collection catalogues.
    6. Implemented new procedures for more thorough documentation files and inventory control.
    7. Instrumental in establishing collection database.
    8. Collaborated with academic professionals from five regional universities to present seminars and mount exhibitions in conjunction with upcoming classes and conferences in the fields of visual arts, literature, history, languages, theology and library sciences.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In English

Curator III Resume

Summary : To obtain a career position that will allow to learn, grow and expand future while assisting the company to achieve greater success.

Skills : Event Planning, Organizational Skills, Photography, Collections, Social Media Management, Graphic Design.

Description :

    1. Liaised with the gallery owner, the gallery assistant, all artists represented by the gallery and the external partners.
    2. Advised on rescheduling the list of the gallery artists and worked on discovering the emerging artists.
    3. Wrote the curator's texts, press releases and other related texts for the gallery's official website and art magazines.
    4. Arranged the designs of all printed materials with the artists and the gallery owner.
    5. Worked closely with the gallery owner to organize the gallery's annual schedule and developed the display of these three shows.
    6. Attended several meetings with the gallery artists to follow up their artworks in progress and with the external partners regarding the day to day business at the gallery.
    7. Developed and implemented three solo shows in contemporary art.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Cultural Studies

Curator II Resume

Summary : Passionate and diligent government officer currently employed as the Curator of Gardens. To work in a friendly environment as a team to achieve designed objectives towards common goals.

Skills : Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acess, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Researched, analyzed, and catalogued archaeological finds for the Department of Defense.
    2. Identified, described and documented over 50,000 recovered pre-historic, historic, and military artifacts.
    3. Digitized special collection artifacts in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration standards.
    4. Collected management also included improving methods of creating and managing databases for artifacts of historical and cultural importance.
    5. Responsible for accessioning, monthly reports, purchase orders, and managing project files.
    6. Assisted with outreach efforts promoting Archaeology for school-age students.
    7. Collected submissions, arrange a jury of artists to vote on the selected art work for publication and provide the art director with high quality images of the artwork.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Curator I Resume

Summary : To work for a positive forward leaning company, starting a career which expands work experience while contributing to the success of that company. Completing a bachelor's degree while become a registered nurse.

Skills : Zoo keeping.

Description :

    1. Managed a service contract, with Office of General Services, that included maintaining, exhibiting, lecturing and proposal writing in support of a 110-piece art collection purchased with Percent for the Arts funds.
    2. Exhibition of the collection in the building's gallery/assembly room, as well as traveling with a selection of the collection to other State Office buildings.
    3. Organized the collection and establishment of exhibition programs.
    4. Developed administrative procedures with the Office of General services.
    5. Successfully established procedures for individual artists' exhibitions.
    6. Lectured throughout the State for the collection.
    7. Significantly increased in the State's financial support of the collection.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Asst. Curator Resume

Headline : Responsible, diligent and committed museum professional who has developed the skills necessary to excel in a wide range of roles. Having the training and experience to properly investigate, process and care for collections, both within and outside areas of academic specialty.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Administered affairs of museum and conducted research programs.
    2. Directed instructional, research, and public service activities of the institution.
    3. Provided museum visitors with information on the history, products and services of the museum.
    4. Managed museum budget, wrote grant proposals and supervised staff.
    5. Customized gift shop stock with museum logo.
    6. Ordered, received, stored and issued material from the stockroom.
    7. Responsible for facilities management and services for a 5000 square foot building.
    8. Assisted with the coordination of special activities and functions at the Church.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification

Asst. Curator Resume

Summary : Self-motivated Artist interested in the delicate and intricate. Works in various mediums to create ethereal sculptures and installations. Patience and dedication are required to finish one detailed piece.

Skills : knowledge of Spanish, Educational Assistant.

Description :

    1. Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other material.
    2. Located and attached appropriate files to incoming correspondence requiring replies.
    3. Communicated with artists or musicians and establish deadlines for submission of work or time of arrival.
    4. Managed all aspects of production for art and music events.
    5. Ensured all deadlines are met and event is run in a timely manner.
    6. Greeted visitors or callers and handle their inquiries.
    7. Operated electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information, internally or with other organizations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Curatorial Intern Resume

Summary : To apply volunteer experience, leadership skills and knowledge of community psychology in a youth and community based non-profit organization.

Skills : Microsoft Office Skill, German Language Proficiency.

Description :

    1. Co-Curated the Waging Life exhibition at the College Art Gallery under the guidance of Seth Goodman.
    2. Encompassed everything from choosing which pieces to be in the show, installing the artwork and preparing for opening night.
    3. Helped develop the theme and concept for the exhibition.
    4. Assisted in writing a call for entry for the show.
    5. Communicated with individual artists to manage delivery of artwork.
    6. Assisted with lighting of the gallery space.
    7. Developed promotional posters for the exhibition.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In Archaeology