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Indian Music Experience Museum

The Indian Music Experience Museum is hiring a curatorial/gallery assistant in Bangalore.

Looking for:

  • Experience: 2+ years comprehensive administrative work experience. (Museum or arts organization experience required)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Art or Art History. Master’s Degree desirable
  • Languages Known- English and Kannada mandatory
  • Work Location: Indian Music Experience, JP Nagar, Bangalore
  • Reports to: Head of Curation
  • Type: Full-time Consultant

The Curatorial Assistant is responsible for a variety of curatorial and execution tasks. Provides support to the curator in line with the following description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development, copyediting, design, and production of exhibition and installation of materials, such as wall text, labels, gallery guides, and other content.
  • Ensures accuracy of information on publications, in print and online, as needed.
  • Obtains permissions and copyright clearance for images and maintains accurate credit lines.
  • Ensures that the displays, including the graphic panels, artifacts, media pieces, and interactives, are in excellent shape.
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of the archive.
  • Assists in the preparation of presentations, reports, and budgets for a variety of purposes, including fundraising, cooperation with other organizations, and so on.
  • Assists with managing project budgets; processes all curatorial paperwork related to invoices, handles requisitions and checks.
  • Research fresh curation topics and develops unique and out-of-the-box curating concepts
  • Take important guests on museum tours as needed.
  • Handles collection-related enquiries by phone, or e-mail or on social media platforms.
  • Liaisons with vendors for procuring materials for the exhibits
  • Stay up to date on what’s going on in the museum industry, connect and network with other museum professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and learn the museum’s collection.
  • Understanding of Indian music
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Computer proficiency with PC and Mac, and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with collections databases
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Self-directed, ability to anticipate actions needed.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and to be a team player in an active office environment.
  • Fluency in English


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