Curatorial Assistant

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Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives

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Hawaiian Mission Houses

Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives is seeking interns and/or volunteers to work in the area of historic object collections. Under the supervision of the Director of Collection and Operations. this volunteer would be working directly with HMH’s object collections and database. HMH’s permanent object collection consists of furniture, ceramics, paintings, personal artifacts and cultural material, mainly dating to the 19th century. Possible projects include inventory, technical collections assistance (general handling, preventative cleaning, object labelling, retrieval, rehousing, etc), exhibit/display assistance, data management and digitization. Applicants should have an interest in museum studies and/or preservation. Previous experience in a museum, library, or archive is helpful but not necessary.

HMH preserves the heritage and interprets the stories of the American Protestant Missionaries, their descendants, and their relationships with the people and cultures of Hawai'i, connecting with contemporary life, and encouraging a deeper understanding and appreciation of the complex history of Hawaiʻi.

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WHEN

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WHERE

553 South King StreetHonolulu, HI 96813

(21.30404,-157.857)
 

SKILLS

  • Research
  • Library Sciences
  • General Education
  • Photography
  • Arts Administration
  • Curating

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Regular commitment desired, temporary/project based ok. Two hours a week minimum

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