Restore, maintain, or prepare objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. May work with specimens such as fossils, skeletal parts, or botanicals; or artifacts, textiles, or art. May identify and record objects or install and arrange them in exhibits. Includes book or document conservators.
Art Handler, Art Preparator, Conservation Specialist, Conservation Technician, Conservator, Exhibit Preparator, Exhibit Technician, Exhibition Designer, Exhibits Coordinator, Museum Preparator, Museum Registrar, Museum Technician, Objects Conservator, Paintings Conservator, Paper Conservator, Preparator, Restoration Technician, Textile Conservator
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