Recent Examples of curator from the Web
Carolyn Atherton, Audubon's curator of birds, stated in a news release Tuesday (July 18) that only one of the many flamingo eggs laid this year at the zoo was fertile.
Christina Gorsuch, curator of mammals at the Cincinnati Zoo, said.
Organized by Sinead Vilbar, the museum's curator of Japanese art, the show offers an overview of a portion of the bequest of 55 examples of Japanese and Korean art that Gund left to the museum.
The curator then assigns the user 50 daily tasks - in a kind of gruesome sensei-student relationship.
The on-site design of the exhibit's local version was created by Jacqueline Goldstein, the museum's curator.
All ages fiber art activities, demos, curator tours and community art project.
But this was Sean Brock, the Southern culinary revivalist with an arm covered in vegetable tattoos, who had collected vintage bottles of American bourbon like a maniacal museum curator.
Noris Ledesma, Ph.D. and Curator of Tropical Fruit for Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden stands at the foot of what possibly could be the first and oldest Haden mango tree in South Florida.
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In a good-sized art museum, each curator is generally responsible for a single department or collection: European painting, Asian sculpture, Native American art, and so on. Curatorial duties include acquiring new artworks, caring for and repairing objects already owned, discovering frauds and counterfeits, lending artworks to other museums, and mounting exhibitions of everything from Greek sculpture to 20th-century clothing.
CURATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of curator for English Language Learners
: a person who is in charge of the things in a museum, zoo, etc.
CURATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of curator for Students
: a person in charge of a museum or zoo
Word Root of curator
The Latin word cūrāre, meaning “to care,” gives us the root cur. Words from the Latin cūrāre have something to do with giving care. A cure, something that heals sickness, is something that cares for someone's health. Anything accurate has been carefully measured or supplied so that it is free from mistakes. A curator is a person who cares for the things in a museum.
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Origin and Etymology of curator
Latin, guardian, from curare to take care of
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