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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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21

Assistant Curator

  • Taught summer classes with upwards of 50 students daily
  • Designed and maintained exhibits and attractions ranging from technically-advanced motorized
  • Lead up to 40 groups of students through exhibits during school field trips
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Biology
22

Education Director, Assistant Curator

  • Wrote successful grant applications to fund museum initiatives, projects, education, and exhibitions
  • Wrote a creative and successful letter and newsletter to encourage patrons to donate to the museum
  • Maintained all aspects of the museum's social media, including Twitter, Facebook, and ConstantContact newsletters
  • Trained staff and volunteers in proper artifact-handling, disaster planning, and other museum-related skills
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Public History
23

Assistant Curator

  • Assisted in paleontological research
  • Performed screen-washing of fossil-yielding matrices and microscopy
  • Trained and supervised other lab assistants
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Anthropology
24

Gallery Assistant Curator

Researched incoming artists for exhibit to answer questions from visitors about the pieces.

  • Installed and de-stalled artwork from the gallery.
  • Created labels for the artwork and posters for showings.
  • Developed interview questions for incoming artists.
  • Publicized events hosted through web and poster advertising.
  • Patrolled and watched over artwork.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
American Studies
Education
25

Assistant Curator and Manager

  • Managed store and helped to facilitate public and private events
  • Designed and constructed interactive exhibits presenting art, nature and Maine
  • Led educational programs for adults and children
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Human Ecology
MPhil
Human Ecology
26

Assistant Curator

  • Designed educational birds of prey show
  • Trained staff in handling birds of prey
  • Managed, cared for and trained raptors
  • Performed care for snakes, alligators and other reptiles
  • Performed educational/entertaining shows using live animals (snakes, alligators, raptors)
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Natural Resources Management
27

Assistant Curator

Assist the curator in day to day operation of museum

  • Help with the installation and de-installation of exhibits
  • Cataloged, photographed, keep records updated in our computer system
  • Aid in the development of the installation and upkeep of the Library/Archives
  • Along with the curator, supervise interns/collection volunteers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
History
28

Assistant Curator of Campus Art

  • Work directly with donors to secure planned gifts of art and antiquities to build the Campus Art Collection
  • Secured $50k annually in small grants and contracts to further the mission of Campus Art
  • Curated multiple art exhibitions including writing all interpretive materials and providing all marketing and communications to promote the exhibitions
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Fundraising Management
BA
Art History
MA
Arts Administration
29

Assistant Curator Intern

Transcription of a historic orderly book from the American Revolutionary period.

  • Cataloging of a massive collection of historic plate etchings from the early nineteenth century.
  • Organization and cataloging of the museum's nineteenth and early twentieth century rare books.
  • Installation of the exhibit "Rating the Attic: A Crowdsourced Exhibit."
  • Environmental control procedures and mold abatement.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Museum Studies
30

Assistant Curator

  • Helped curate show on ancient graves stones from Turkey
  • Designed map and timeline graphics using Photoshop
  • Provided accurate research on the subject
  • Worked with Turkish ambassadors to repatriate the stones
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Classical Linguistics

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