Museum Curator CV Template


The Museum Curator heads the administration and management of the museum’s cultural and historical collections. There’s at least one curator for small museums and galleries while large museums can have as many based on the exhibit specialization such as military, political history, cultural, paleontological, etc. A profound background in history, archaeology and anthropology are often needed for the museum curator to head a museum and authenticate artifacts that are to be exhibited, often being consulted by the academe on historic and cultural artifacts.

Museum Curator CV Template

Catherine G. Luxley

Boscastle, Cornwall, UK

Phone:  01872–980755

luxley_cg29@ycmail.com

Objective

To be a museum curator specializing in war artifacts in a large metropolitan museum

Summary of Qualification


  • 14 years of experience in handling authentic museum-grade cultural and historical artifacts specializing in wars from the 5th millennium BC onwards.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and French, along with management and organization skills

Professional Experience / Career History

2002 – Present:  Museum Curator, North Cornwall Museum and Art Gallery

  • Coordinate with noted archeologists, anthropologists and history professors in ensuring the authenticity of war and military artifacts of famous persons of history.
  • Coordinate with museum security to ensure that all exhibit materials are properly and securely mounted and protected.
  • Secure 3rd party experts to reproduce sensitive and fragile artifacts for exhibition.

1996 – Present: Assistant Curator, Imperial War Museum, Cambridgeshire

  • Develop the museum catalogue for the war artifacts.
  • Manage museum staff and mentor them in the histories behind exhibited artifacts.

Education

1996 – 2005: Various in-house trainings and seminars on curatorship, antique recognition, museum management

2000 – 2002:  MBA, University College Falmouth

1992 – 1996:  Bachelor of Science in Archeology, Cambridge University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request,

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