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Word: curator

Definition: superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)

Sentences Containing 'curator'

A curator should be a conduit for democratic dialogue, not a "decider".
Doron Swade MBE is a museum curator and author, specialising in the history of computing.
During the inter-war period, thanks to the endeavours of its curator, Edward Schnack, the exposition significantly grew in number.
Frank Bernarducci (born September 23, 1959) is a New York City art dealer and curator.
From 1939 to 1944, he was in charge of the Natural History Museum at Tring as the Curator of Zoology.
From 1948, H.R. Holmes had been the curator but in the late 1950s had wished to relinquish the post. A replacement curator was not easily found and the care of the Collections was managed on a part-time basis.
Furthermore he was curator of the New Social Market Economy Initiative.
He had a servant as "exhibitor" - renamed Curator in 1921 - who was responsible for the day-to-day custody of the jewels.
He has been a curator at the Science Museum in London, England, and the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley, California, USA.
He has worked as a cartoonist, and performance artist, known as "DJ Chantelle", and was founder/curator of the Showroom MAMA - where he curated for several years.
He is senior curator at the Royal Armouries, United Kingdom.
He lost his last profession as curator of Leiden university in 1591, because of his authoritarian behaviour.
He then went back to Yale where he was a botany professor and herbarium curator.
He was employed at the United States National Museum as an assistant (1886–94), as assistant curator of ethnology (1896–1910), and as curator after 1910.
He was later appointed surgical registrar and curator of the museum.
He was succeeded as curator by Władysław Taczanowski.
His father, John Sheeran, is an art curator and lecturer.
His first museum job was as secretary to a senior curator at the South Kensington Museum, now the Victoria and Albert Museum, where he came to know Franks.
His wife, Ethel, an art curator, died in Los Altos Hills, California in 2008 after nearly 60 years of marriage.
In 1935, he became the curator of Oriental Art at the museum.
In 1938, Cahill married Dorothy Canning Miller, curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art.
In 1947 Graham Webster took over as curator and devised the Newstead Gallery, named after his predecessor, which opened in 1953.
In 1984, he was appointed as curator of the Colour Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
In 1995 he married curator Indra Khanna.
In 1998 Marianne Brouwer, former curator of sculpture of the Kröller-Müller Museum, was appointed director.
Nancy Rosen is an independent curator based in New York City.
Nathan Spoor is an American artist, writer, and art curator.
Njami is the curator of “Africa Remix”, showed in Düsseldorf, London, Paris, Tokyo, Stockholm and Johannesburg, from 2004 to 2007.
Ochtman served as the first vice president of the society in 1912, and President of the society from 1916–1932, and as first art curator of the Bruce Museum.
Petra Feriancova is a Slovak contemporary artist, writer and curator.
Phyllis Lambert is the founding director and chair of the board of trustees, and Mirko Zardini is the director and chief curator.
Prior to his retirement, he was the Chairman of the Information Institute and curator of the Medical Academy of Sciences of China.
Rácz István (born 1952) is a Hungarian dendrologist, curator, and museologist. Research fields.
She was co-curator of the exhibition "Présumés Innocents" in Bordeaux, 2000; "Manifesta 4" in Frankfurt, 2001; and "Before the End" at Consortium, Dijon, 2004.
She was formerly curator of animal training for SeaWorld San Diego.
Stéphanie Moisdon (born 1967) is a French curator and art critic.
The concept behind the lab was developed by David van der Leer, assistant curator, architecture and urban studies, and Maria Nicanor, assistant curator, architecture, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
The curator of the museum -Ministry of Culture of the Kyiv Regional State Administration.
The Curator, now renamed Chief Exhibitor, reports directly to the Deputy Governor, who is responsible to the Resident Governor and Keeper of the Jewel House.
The first curator was naturalist John Fannin, who donated his own large collection of preserved birds and animals to the museum.
The first curator was Robert Newstead, who served in this position from 1886 to 1913 and again from 1922 to 1947.
The foundation's curator replied that based on Jefferson's records, the foundation didn't think that the bottles had been in the possession of Thomas Jefferson.
The journal was established in 1963 by Jean Adhémar, then curator of the prints department of the National Library.
The princess died on 13 March 1738 and Vemmetofte Convent was founded the same year with von Plessen as its first curator.
The RBCM began publishing in 1891, when then-curator John Fannin published a Check List of British Columbia Birds.
The Second Challenge: The competitors are given a lecture on reptiles from Andre Ngo, Ph.D., curator of the Reptilia zoo.
The Vice-Curator is as such the "first and most senior living entity" in the college's hierarchy.
This stored material can be inspected by contacting the curator.
Vermeersch acted as Curator for the Interieur Biennale in 2012.
Within a year an exhibition (November 2008 - February 2009) at the Library was organised by the curator of photography, Alan Davies.

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