Archeologist and Museologist
Mine Küçük received her BA degree from Istanbul University in prehistoric archaeology and worked as an early Bronze Age specialist at Troia, Turkey. She received her MA degree in Ancient Studies and Museum Studies from the University of Minnesota. During her studies she interned at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Soon after her graduation she worked for the Science Museum of Minnesota as a content specialist, exhibit developer, and the project manager for their Çatalhöyük Project. Upon her return to Istanbul she coordinated European Union projects and worked as a content specialist with Swedish partners. She taught Museum Studies at Yeditepe University and Mimar Sinan University, prepared educational programs for institutions, schools, foundations and private companies about archaeology, museum studies and art. She also trained exhibition guides of the International Istanbul Biennials between 2009-2019 for Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. Currently she works as a curator and freelance consultant for various projects in areas of her expertise.