Whether you want to learn how to prepare and manage art shows, work with artists, or restore and take care of art, use these career tips and resources for all aspects of your professional life.

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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Montreal.
The Distinction Between Commercial and Fine Art
A day in the life of an art gallery registrar: Packing and preparing works of art for shipment; dealing with collectors and exhibitors; maintaining the art gallery's computer database to track sales information; managing international transportation and customs procedures as artworks are shipped to temporary exhibition, such as overseas art fairs
Art Gallery Registrar Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Image shows a woman taking notes on an art piece. Text reads: "A day in the life of an art auction house specialist: Examine and conduct research on works of art. Build relationships with clients. Write condition reports. Work on marketing strategies"
Art Auction House Specialist Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Art Basel at Basel Messe on June 13, 2018 in Basel, Switzerland
Top International Fine Art Fairs
France, Paris, Louvre, visitors looking at Mona Lisa
Get Info on the Top 10 Fine Art Museums Jobs Around the World
Archivist holding artifact in museum
10 Best Jobs in Fine Art Museums
A day in the life of a fine art restorer: Developing and maintaining standards for storing, handling, installing, packing, and shipping of artworks, Collaborating with scientists and others on complex projects, Examining, studying, and treating artworks, Publishing and presenting research, Advising curators on issues relating to potential acquisitions and current collections
Fine Art Restorer Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Woman looking at art in an art gallery.
What Is an Art Dealer?
Art Museum Security Guard Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
A day in the life of an art auction house junior cataloguer: Compile artist biographies, verify artwork authenticity, provenance and medium, write lot descriptions
Art Auction House Junior Cataloguer Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Art Museum Curatorial Technician Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Imgage shows a woman sitting at a very messy table covered in pencils, paints, and illustration tools. Text reads: "A day in the life of an illustrator: promote their art to gain reputation and increase sales of their art. May work long hours to meet deadlines. Imagine and develop new, original ideas. May require expensive equipment"
Visual Artist Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
A Day in the Life of an Art Studio Assistant
Art Studio Assistant Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
A day in the life of a art curator: Oversee museum’s collection, Organize exhibitions, Research artists, Select artworks
Art Curator Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Art dealer and businessman shaking hands in an art gallery
Get Ready to Curate Your Own Art Show
A day in the life of an art museum curatorial assistant: Coordinate and correspond with artists, dealers, lenders, art institutions and collectors; prepare loan forms and master checklists; schedule the exhibition calendar and travel itineraries; assist with exhibition layout plans and installation maquettes
Curatorial Assistant Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
A Day in the Life of an Art Museum Attendant
Art Museum Attendant Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Image shows a woman sitting at a desk covered in paperwork examining an intricate vase. Behind her is a large window showing an interesting building outside. Text reads: "A day in the life of an art museum curator: take care of any historical buildings on museum grounds. Assist with care, maintenance, and security of art and objects. Develop and carry out educational programs for patrons. Identify and record data about the museum's artifact pieces."
Art Museum Curatorial Technician Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Young artist in her studio filling out grant application on laptop
How to Apply for Art Grants and Art Funding
A day in the life of an arts education coordinator: Coordinate set-up, volunteers and staff for education events, develop and maintain the calendar for events and programs, research and develop educational programs for an art institution
Arts Education Coordinator Job Description: Salary, Skills & More
A day in the life of an art museum director: Knowledge of the collection, exhibition programming, fundraising, managing staff
Art Museum Director Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
 
 
 
 

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