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What Type of Skills Does an Art Curator Need?


Question: What Type of Skills Does an Art Curator Need?

Art curators need an 'eye' for art, plus they need a passion for art, as most successful curators are passionate about art and the art they exhibit.

Additionally, today's art curators need to multi-task, so being skilled in business, marketing, public relations, and fundraising is absolutely necessary.

Art curators also need to be skilled communicators as they are often the mediators between the museum and artist. They need good writing skills as they write the exhibition catalog essays, promotional materials and grant applications.

Here are 10 Easy Steps to Curate an Art Exhibition.

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