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Assistants Curator work in museums and art galleries; their role is to provide support to curators and look after exhibits. Other essential duties include managing volunteers, acquiring artifacts, updating the website, handling storage protocols, writing grant proposals, and coordinating research projects. Based on our most successful resume samples for Assistants Curator, the ideal candidate should demonstrate knowledge in their area, accuracy, fundraising skills, communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, and creative flair. Employers select resumes displaying a Master’s Degree in history of art, literature, or science.

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Assistant Curator

Assisted in the planning and creation of the June 2013 exhibition 'The Huddled Masses, which examined Irish immigration to the United States

  • Contacted and communicated with museums, libraries, historical organizations and individuals in order to acquire artefacts for the museum
  • Contacted newspapers, magazines and websites in order to publicize the exhibition
  • Accurately and carefully kept track of and organized inventory using Microsoft Excel
  • Researched and interpreted collection materials and their historical background
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
History
MPhil
Medieval History
2

Assistant Curator of Education

Administered outreach programs for students and at-risk youth. Supervised and hired new Outreach Instructors. Managed $25K annual budget. Scheduled cultural performances for students.

  • Planned annual Anniversary Celebration (Japanese Festival) and Children's Art Festival.
  • Expanded outreach programs to new populations: home-schooled students and senior citizens.
  • Created traveling educational exhibit on Meiji, Japan (Museum in a Box).
  • Improved reservation and tracking system for teacher resource materials.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
International Relations
3

Assistant Curator

Interned as a museum docent in Summer 2013.

  • Worked extensively with both written and physical artifacts in the museum's holdings.
  • Performed research and created displays for exhibits featured in the museum.
  • Worked with Executive Director, Chief Curator and Master Exhibit Builder in order to organize and set up museum exhibits.
  • Provided guided tours of the museum to both normal visitors and special guests.
  • Documented and tagged museum acquisitions.
  • Promoted to Assistant Curator in Summer 2014.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
History
History
4

Assistant Curator

  • Maintained two permanent collections and coordinated exhibits for three temporary galleries; researched, scheduled, organized, designed, and installed both individual and group shows.
  • Coordinated administrative details for donations, loans, and short-term exhibits for the galleries and prepared exhibit proposals.
  • Partnered with the Registrar to re-catalog museum and gallery holdings and assisted with the reorganization of the research library and archives.
  • Served as a liaison to the public relations department for the galleries and collections.
  • Helped plan and execute seven annual Treefest exhibits and celebrations, including concept, design, temporary artifact loans, and coordination of 60 different groups of volunteers.
  • Acquired one of the gallery's most complete collections of pre-Columbian artifacts.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration And Fine Arts
MA
Museum / Gallery Administration
5

Assistant Curator

Assisted Curator in planning and organizing exhibitions and public relation events

  • Conducted tours to visitors and provided guidance when needed, while giving formal or informal lectures
  • Responded to customer inquiries and concerns in timely and professional manner.
  • Maintained accurate records of all collections, loans and exchanges
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
6

Assistant Curator

Designed and created an original exhibit to hang in the Appalachian Center Gallery

  • Helped digitize Appalachian Center exhibition files
  • Handled, photographed and learned about objects in the Appalachian Center collections
  • Conducted personal interviews and research of the Appalachian region
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
History
7

Operations Sergeant/first Sergeant/assistant Curator

Served as Operation Sergeant for a Forward deployed Infantry Brigade. In charge of organizing, tasking, and coordinating support missions within the Brigade. Managed the Brigade and Battalion Operation Centers.

  • Advised Brigade and Battalion Operation Officers on current and future employment of support assets; maintained the current status of support units.
  • Organized and supervised the daily operations of the Tactical Operations Center (TOC).
  • Planned, organized and executed the Reverse Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) for 2,500 Soldiers returning from combat in Operation Enduring Freedom. Ensured Soldiers and their families were reintegrated back together into Garrison life
  • Served as First Sergeant for the Brigade Support Battalion (BSB). Empowered for the Health and Welfare of 300 Soldiers. Provided the necessary training and guidance for Soldiers to survive in combat
  • Certified all Soldiers were qualified on their assigned weapons, and assured all Soldiers were physically fit to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (AFPT).
  • Acted as Assistant Curator for the General George S. Patton Museum. Ascertained all details and necessary personnel were coordinated in timely manner for grand Re-Opening of the Museum.
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Operation Sergeant for the One Stop In and Out Processing Center for the United States Army Garrison, Ft. Knox, KY. In trusted with the responsibility of verifying and ensuring at least 1500 Soldiers are efficiently inprocessed and outprocessed on a daily basis.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
8

Assistant Curator

Researched, organized, and installed exhibitions

  • Coordinated signage, display, and descriptive materials for exhibitions
  • Assisted in management of Museum's in-house collection
  • Compiled, wrote, and designed newsletters, brochures, and ads
  • Worked with staff to create educational programming
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Interior Design
BA
Art History
9

Assistant Curator of Art Partnership Exhibition

  • Aided in holding the art exhibitions, such as "Chinese Painting on Location: The Art of Lin Haizhong".
  • Translated information between Chinese artists and gallery professors.
  • Collaborated with FedEx shipping in order to ensure all items were properly tariffed and secured for shipment between USA and China.
  • Assisted artists in applying for visas, arranging their trips.
  • Assisted in the overall display the exhibition.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Forensic Accounting
10

Assistant Curator/ Office Manager

Managed events scheduling, planning, and coordination with interested parties.

  • Managed communications concerning equipment status within organization and with external contractors.
  • Labeled, packed, and processed artifacts using proper artifact handling procedures
  • Designed and assembled textile exhibits displayed at the Ranch House museum on base.
  • Responsible for inventory, upkeep, and documentation of hundreds of items within museum, including valuable and historical artifacts.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate

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