LifePage Career Talk on Museum Creation
By Sameer Shukla
[Museum Curator in Soham Art Centre, Mussoorie]
What is Museum Creation?
Sameer Shukla: “A curator (from Latin: curare, meaning “to take care”) is a manager or overseer. Traditionally, a curator or keeper of a cultural heritage institution (e g, gallery, museum, library, or archive) is a content specialist charged with an institution’s collections and involved with the interpretation of heritage material.”
How I got into Museum Creation?
Sameer Shukla: “After finishing my BSc and LLB from Lucknow University. I started my career in 1985 as a preevntive officer from Barielly (Indo- Nepal Border). I took my premature retirement in 1996 from IGI, Airport. I started with creation of museum in 1997 and founded SOHAM Art Centre in Mussoorie.”
Sameer Shukla’s LifePage:
(Museum Creation, Sameer Shukla, Soham Arts Centre, Conservation, Restoration, Museum)