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She is the curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts.
  the person in charge of a museum or other collection
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  • She is the curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts.
  • The Museum was given up to Indian arts and manufactures, and anybody who sought wisdom could ask the Curator to explain.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • The curator of the botanical gardens gave them to me.
    Rider H. Haggard  --  King Solomon’s Mines
  • Frankly, Miss Danko, that happens to be exactly the skill set we’ve been searching for in a museum curator.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • She had dirty blond hair that was a little curly and she bit her nails and her favorite song when she was ten was ’Stuck with You’ by Huey Lewis and the News and her mother was a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art and when she grew up she wanted to be a veterinarian."
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • We found the part-time curator in a room hung with old fishing nets and sheep shears.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • To a curator, none is superior to any other.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • None of the girl students wants to be an artist; instead they want to be teachers of art in high schools, or, in one case, a curator in a gallery.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • It is of vital importance that conservators and curators be allowed into the crucial areas to assess the damage as soon as possible —
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Mammy was now the curator of their lives’ museum and she, Laila, a mere visitor.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

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  • And their summary destruction by the Taliban rulers of Afghanistan caused museum directors and curators all over the world to have about four hemorrhages apiece.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The curator lay a moment, gasping for breath, taking stock.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • They also got in touch with Terry Sharrer, a curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, who invited the Lacks family to a small event at the museum.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The curators will soon check their vaults and discover that the Rosetta Stone miraculously survived the explosion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Grant had little patience for the academics, for the museum curators, for what he called Teacup Dinosaur Hunters.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Access is permitted only by written decree of the curator and the Board of Vatican Librarians.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Organizer of private gaiety, curator of a richly incrusted happiness.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Here and there, the inmate has visitors to see the sight; then he points his finger, with something of the complacency of a curator or authorised exponent, to this cart and to this, and seems to tell who sat here yesterday, and who there the day before.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • The gallery is closed at this hour, but I know the curator and—
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • "Arthur Houghton, who was then the curator, took us down to see it," Harrison remembers.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • I took one last look at the natural wonders and artistic treasures amassed in the museum, this unrivaled collection doomed to perish someday in the depths of the seas, together with its curator.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The woman chuckles, "I know they ought to, that’s for sure and make you the curator," a comment that compels a laugh from Barbara, something she welcomes these days like sunlight.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • But when I told the curator, Kovach, about it, he only laughed.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • Lydia is a curator of textiles at the Met.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Unfortunately society was not very smart or understanding; she had to protect herself from social authorities, child welfare authorities, guardianship authorities, tax authorities, police, curators, psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, and bouncers, who (apart from the guys watching the door at Kvarnen, who by this time knew who she was) would never let her into the bar even though she was twenty-five.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • They were hers, and over the years, she’d come to view them as a sort of museum exhibit, one in which she was both the curator and the only patron.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Nights in Rodanthe
  • Katie is the younger woman, the curator.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • We wandered around while Uncle Julian went to talk to a curator upstairs.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • I like to think of myself as the curator of a living museum.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • "Welcome," says a curator, sitting at a round white desk.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • This request, too, the lawyers refused, much to the regret of Milton Greeman, curator of Wistar’s renowned collection of medical specimens.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • At six o’clock she locked up and gave the keys to the curator, a very old man with First World War shellshock who, said Liz, sat awake all night in case the Germans made a counterattack.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • After the curator of the Dachau Museum complained that McDonald’s was distributing thousands of leaflets among tourists in the camp’s parking lot, the company halted the practice.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Their keeper had a brace of pistols, and carried a thick-knobbed bludgeon under his arm; but he was on terms of good understanding with them, and stood with them beside him, looking on at the putting-to of the horses, rather with an air as if the convicts were an interesting Exhibition not formally open at the moment, and he the Curator.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • A great doorway opened ahead of them, and they were in the office of the Curator for Earth.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • The Museum was given up to Indian arts and manufactures, and anybody who sought wisdom could ask the Curator to explain.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Irrational; Likewise Children, Fooles, and Mad-men that have no use of Reason, may be Personated by Guardians, or Curators; but can be no Authors (during that time) of any action done by them, longer then (when they shall recover the use of Reason) they shall judge the same reasonable.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • The curator of the Egyptian collection personally invited—
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The lama, haltingly at first, spoke to the Curator of his own lamassery, the Such-zen, opposite the Painted Rocks, four months’ march away.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • It says so in every rejection letter your curator ever sent me.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • When we meet the curator, act normal.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • On his hands and knees, the curator froze, turning his head slowly.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The Curator brought out a huge book of photos and showed him that very place, perched on its crag, overlooking the gigantic valley of many-hued strata.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • A few months later, the Getty’s curator of antiquities, Marion True, wrote a long, glowing account of the museum’s acquisition for the art journal The Burlington Magazine.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • "I see you’ve met the old man!" called a voice from behind me, and I turned to see the curator striding in my direction.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • The albino drew a pistol from his coat and aimed the barrel through the bars, directly at the curator.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The curator was a greasy little dude in a cheap suit.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • A bespectacled curator in tweed jacket and bow tie — visibly shaken—was talking about what a disgrace it was that they weren’t letting specialists into the museum to care for the artwork.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • In a few minutes the Curator saw that his guest was no mere bead-telling mendicant, but a scholar of parts.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • The brown finger followed the Curator’s pencil from point to point.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
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