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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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This document, along with further legal guidance and a booklet on curatorially motivated disposals, can be found on the MA's website.
But what if curatorially driven endeavors could be asked to carry more of the burden, given their larger scale and more direct dealings with inclusion and exclusion?
The best of the Quai Branly exhibitions have, moreover, been curatorially ambitious.
Restaging photographs that Burke had taken by rearranging colonial-style group portraits with contemporary subjects, and observing Kabul and an American military base with a formal eye that emulates his precursor, Norfolk's project is curatorially paired with Burke's for this show.
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.
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.
Think of the embarrassment to the corporate sponsor when a major exhibition it underwrites proves curatorially defective, as did the very bad Primitivism show at the Museum of Modern art.