curator curator  /kjʊ ˈreɪ tər/


  • (n) the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)

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  • The museum's curator of modern and contemporary art, Peter Dan, resigned to become director of the an art foundation.


  1. Who Says?

    "It's really cool. If you turn the fruit upside down and cut it longways, it looks like a heart. It has a really interesting flavor." Tracy Kahn, curator of UCR’s Citrus Variety Collection, on the Valentine, a new citrus fruit developed at UCR’s Agricultural Experiment Station - Citrus Research Center, that is part pummelo, part mandarin, and part ruby hybrid —CAPITAL PRESS
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UC Riverside

  2. Wim de Wit to step down at Getty Research Institute

    After 20 years at the Getty Research Institute, Wim de Wit, the head of the architecture and contemporary art offerings there and co-curator of the current Pacific Standard Time Presents initiative on modern architecture in Los Angeles, is leaving the institution.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. An artist who learns from his global travels

    Curiosity may be fatal to cats, but it is essential to one Lewiston native’s spirit. Craig Whitcomb, curator of the Valley Art Center in Clarkston, has trekked to the far corners of the earth and claims he isn’t finished yet.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Evergreen

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  1. "From what we have seen so far and the reports from (curator) Cam Sutherland, it is certainly getting back towards what it used to be like," Lillee said. "I wouldn't tell (the selectors) what to do. All I know is it should be fast and bouncy,...
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: Dennis Lillee Source: The Age

  2. "We have to make a clear strategy on what type of wickets we should make for the home series," Raja said. "Captain, coach, curator and selection committee should all be consulted."
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Rameez Raja Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The curator has the final authority as we briefed him what kind of a pitch we wants and he is responsible for this pitch," said Alam. "It turned out to be a batting strip and Sri Lankans took the benefit. I am also not happy with our bowling...
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Intikhab Alam Source: Independent Online

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