Curators oversee collections, such as artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Most work in museums, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, or historical sites. Those who install and restore exhibits may be required to climb, stretch, and work with bulky objects.

Next: What does a Curator do?

Find your next career

Sokanu matches you to one of over 500 careers by analyzing your personality, interests, and needs in life. Take the free assessment now to see your top career recommendations!

Recent Articles

Sonnet Stanfill: Curator At The V&A www.stylist.co.uk

Sonnet Stanfill, 43, is curator of the Ballgowns exhibition at the V&A museum.

Continue Reading
A Working Life: The Art Gallery Curator www.theguardian.com

Sonia Solicari swapped one of the world's great art collections for a smaller gallery that excites her more. She talks about her decision.

Continue Reading
See more articles


  • terrific
    1 ratings
  • pleasant
    0 ratings
  • satisfactory
    1 ratings
  • lowly
    0 ratings
  • disappointing
    0 ratings