Curator of Collections

The Curator of Collections is responsible for the care, research and interpretation of Mystic Seaport Museum’s important collection of art and objects, including nationally significant collections of marine paintings, prints, scrimshaw, historic photos and more. The Senior Curator also works closely with the museum’s Collections teams, researching objects relevant to the Museum’s mission and exhibits, playing a major role in developing new exhibits and interpretation for the Museum. The Curator of Collections will report to VP of Collections. They will carry out research and support an active collecting and exhibition program, including participation in conservation and preservation activities.