Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.
* Attention to Detail
* Analytical Thinking
* Plan and organize the acquisition, storage, and exhibition of collections and related materials, including the selection of exhibition themes and designs, and develop or install exhibit materials.
* Provide information from the institution's holdings to other curators and to the public.
* Develop and maintain an institution's registration, cataloging, and basic record-keeping systems, using computer databases.
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Education, Training, and Library
Sample Job Titles
Art Gallery Director, Coin Collector, Collections and Archives Director, Collections Curator, Collections Manager, Content Curator, Curator, Data Curator, Digital Curator, Education Curator, Educational Institution Curator, Educational Resource Coordinator, Exhibitions Curator, Exhibits Curator, Field Collector, Gallery Director, Museum Curator, Natural Science Curator, Numismatist, Old Coin Dealer, Philatelist, Photography and Prints Curator, Photography Curator, Stamp Collector, Vertebrate Zoology Curator.