cocurator

noun co·cu·ra·tor \ ˌkō-ˈkyu̇r-ˌā-tər , -ˈkyər- ; -kyu̇-ˈrā- ; -ˈkyu̇r-ə- , -ˈkyər- \
variants: or co-curator

Definition of cocurator

plural cocurators or co-curators
: one who shares the duties of curating something (such as an exhibit) with one or more others
  • Organized by Kendall, with cocurators Douglas Druick of the Art Institute of Chicago and John Leighton of London's National Gallery, it is the first exhibition to focus on this period.
  • —Martin Bailey
  • He was a co-curator of the MFA's award-winning 53-gallery Art of the Americas Wing …
  • Greenwich Post

cocurate

play \ˌkō-ˈkyu̇r-ˌāt, -ˈkyər-; -kyu̇-ˈrāt\ or co-curate transitive verb cocurated or co-curated; cocurating or co-curating
    • Cocurated by Kammen, [the exhibition] will include three oil paintings in Kammen's private collection …
    • —Rick Perlstein

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1849

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