Origin of curator
Examples from the Web for curator
The curator had wanted the artists to produce work while they were in Europe in order to prove their talent to any skeptics.
To find out more, The Daily Beast spoke to curator Donald Albrecht.
Bringing pieces from the two collections together gives a fresh perspective to them, says Janet Bishop, an SFMOMA curator.Hello, ‘Gorgeous’: Grit and Glamour In San Francisco|Emily Wilson|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“That was brought to us by a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York,” he explains.Kraftwerk Speak: The German Electropop Act Discuss ‘Autobahn,’ Technology, and Hint at New Album|Douglas Wolk|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Call To Action is, with Carter acting as curator and commentator, the public record and statement of that conference.Jimmy Carter Was a Lot Better President Than Almost Anyone Ever Admits|David Masciotra|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A curator is a person in whose charge the valuable collections in a museum are placed.
Then he asked a few questions of the curator, pointed out one of the windows to Lenora and whispered a few directions to her.The Black Box|E. Phillips Oppenheim
He had traversed the first section and had entered the second, when the Curator joined him; together they passed into the third.The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow|Anna Katharine Green
The curator smiled politely; being a Latin, he certainly did not believe her.The Vanity Girl|Compton Mackenzie
You are a curator working with the ancient coin collection of a large museum.The Atomic Fingerprint|Bernard Keisch
British Dictionary definitions for curator
Word Origin for curator
Word Origin and History for curator
mid-14c., from Latin curator "overseer, manager, guardian," agent noun from curatus, past participle of curare (see cure (v.)). Originally of those put in charge of minors, lunatics, etc.; meaning "officer in charge of a museum, library, etc." is from 1660s.