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 (kyo͝o-rā′tər, kyo͝or′ə-tər)
1. One who manages or oversees, as the administrative director of a museum collection or a library.
2. One who gathers something, organizes it, and makes it available to the public: a curator of online resources for gardeners.

[Middle English curatour, legal guardian, from Old French curateur, from Latin cūrātor, overseer, from cūrātus, past participle of cūrāre, to take care of; see curative.]

cu′ra·to′ri·al (kyo͝or′ə-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
cu·ra′tor·ship′ n.
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Adj.1.curatorial - of or relating to a curator or the duties of a curator; "curatorial duties"


[ˌkjʊərəˈtɔːrɪəl] ADJ the museum's curatorial staffel equipo de conservadores del museo
curatorial expertiseconocimientos mpl de conservación


adj the museum’s curatorial teamdie Kustoden pldes Museums
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Curatorially and intellectually, I never felt much affinity with Hoet's take on art--primarily because, for him, art was fundamentally not an intellectual matter but one of the heart, gut, and soul.
The fair features an ambitious range of galleries, with more than a dozen significant, curatorially focused galleries to the Middle East for the first time; an increased number of single-artist gallery shows, allowing viewers to delve into an artist's practice in depth; and the strongest showing
of galleries from Turkey and South Asia to date.
It's often the case that provincial outposts of national institutions can be more freewheeling and experimental, both curatorially and architecturally.
As Johannes Birringer (2005:10) has noted, contemporary festivals, have come to be more curatorially driven as they become more conceptually organised and announced with themes that can have political and social concerns.
All this was curatorially overseen by English Heritage, but face to face peer review in the field is also a powerful form of quality control.
A recent exhibition at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra of early works from Papunya is curatorially framed according to a very different perspective to Breasts, Bodies, Canvas.
Yours is the longest tenure of any director of the Metropolitan; the museum, both curatorially and in terms of exhibition space, is a model.
I know curatorially it's not the thing but what I wanted to do with this was grab the energy of people, so I've more or less taken everybody who came forward.
Typically, authorization is required; according to oral history, after Alexander Calder's Big Sail, 1966, at MIT was repainted by the buildings and grounds department in the late '70s, the unauthorized finish had to be sandblasted off and a curatorially approved paint surface applied.
This halting, searching quality is dramatized curatorially through wavelike rhythms, awkward associations, and spatial rhymes.
Taken together, the highly varied items on display gave a curatorially and artistically engaged, multifaceted, and, moreover, contradictory picture of the goals, achievements, and limitations of Subbotin, who devoted his life to the service of art, society, and the "new man.