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curator

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Definition the person in charge of a museum or other collection
  • 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
  • The curator was there again, introducing him to the sponsors of the show.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • curator = someone in charge of a museum or other collection
  • While his mother met with the curators, Paul called Michelle to explain what had happened and to tell her he would not be at her concert after all.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • At least fifty thousand dollars, the curators had estimated.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • The curators would be pleased.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • David's work was in favor again, worth quite a lot of money; curators were coming tomorrow to view the collection.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • The curator of the show stuck his head inside, his blue eyes bright with curiosity and concern.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • Don't, she thought, but the curator cleared his throat and gave an uncomfortable laugh, and David said, "No problem."
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • Norah imagined the shocked and outraged voices of the curators, friends, of her son, even of a part of herself, imagined them crying out, But you're destroying history!
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • The curator of the show hovered at the edge of the group, anxious for David to mingle, but when a break came in the questions, Caroline stepped forward and put her hand on David's arm.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • Those Polaroids of Phoebe that Caroline had sent over the years, found hidden in the back of a darkroom drawer after the curators had gone; the single photograph of his father's family too, the one Paul still had, standing on the porch of their lost home.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • 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
  • "Welcome," says a curator, sitting at a round white desk.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • A great doorway opened ahead of them, and they were in the office of the Curator for Earth.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • But when I told the curator, Kovach, about it, he only laughed.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • 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
  • 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

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