curatorial curatorial  /ˌkjʊ rə ˈtɔ ri əl/


  • (adj) of or relating to a curator or the duties of a curator


  1. Beyond this, all who have worked in art museums know that each curatorial generation reflects changing aesthetic priorities, and that none of us have access to an overarching truth.
  2. With limited breadth, the curatorial choices are critical.
  3. Along the way, it's also a wider look at the world of art theft, a place where, to put it mildly, curatorial standards are not maintained.


  1. Crystal Bridges curator leaving for new job

    Kevin Murphy , curator of American art at Crystal Bridges Museum, is headed to Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., in September for a curatorial and teaching job there. His departure will be the third of three hires he came in with : Matt Dawson, who was a deputy director, and David Houston, director of curatorial, preceded him in heading to new pastures. Diane Carroll , museum spokesperson ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  2. Where big sky country meets the sea in Provincetown

    As managing director of Provincetown’s Berta Walker Gallery, Sky Power has over the years made herself indispensable to her friend and employer. Responsible for the daily details of gallery operations, which include installing a new exhibition every three weeks, staging receptions, working with gallery visitors and having curatorial input, Power is either at the gallery or on-call almost round ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Provincetown Banner

  3. Michael Phillips: The Northwest Chicago Film Society is just some AC away from magic

    This film society's intrepid team, whose curatorial tastes have proven both rangy and well-considered in the scope of old Hollywood and newer realms, has set up shop at the Patio Theater.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune


  1. "We are gratified to have the Hall of Fame's support in this effort. Its curatorial staff is working with us to carry out the popular vote while preserving the ball. Being in the Hall of Fame will ensure that future generations can read about,...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Marc Ecko Source:

  2. "Being merged into another institution would destroy the fabric of a great museum and would sacrifice the independent curatorial vision that has created an extraordinary collection and many unparalleled exhibitions," Mr. Broad wrote.
    on Nov 22, 2008 By: Eli Broad Source: New York Times

  3. "This is a very exciting find and an important piece of our nation's cinematic history. It features some of the earliest images of Australia caught on film and its discovery is a credit to the determination and skill of the curatorial staff at the...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Peter Garrett Source: Australia.TO

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