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Gallery and Museum Curator

Gallery or Museum Curators plan and organise gallery or museum collections by drafting collection policies and arranging acquisitions of pieces.

Overview

Gallery or Museum Curators plan and organise gallery or museum collections by drafting collection policies and arranging acquisitions of pieces.

Day-to-day

  • plans and organises the acquisition and display of material
  • arranges the layout and lighting of historical, scientific or art displays
  • researches items in displays and produces publications, delivers public lecturers and initiates exhibitions
  • identifies and classifies specimens and objects, and arranges restoration work
  • examines items and arranges examinations to determine condition and authenticity
  • manages organisations' central records systems.

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