How to Become a Museum Curator

How to Become a Museum Curator

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Become a Museum Curator

From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails.......Lucy Worsley, chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces

'People think curating just means choosing nice things' – secrets of the museum curators

From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails.......Lucy Worsley, chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces

Museums Special Section - The New Generation of Museum Curators - NYTimes.com

The New Generation of Museum Curators

"Using swans to chase away geese is an effective practice, experts said, because swans are larger and territorial and will live in non-native landscapes. They're also not afraid to compete with other animals for resources.  Swans, like many creatures, will defend their territory vigorously, especially when their young are involved, said Steve Sullivan, senior curator of urban ecology for the Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum."

"Using swans to chase away geese is an effective practice, experts said, because swans are larger and territorial and will live in non-native landscapes. They're also not afraid to compete with other animals for resources. Swans, like many creatures, will defend their territory vigorously, especially when their young are involved, said Steve Sullivan, senior curator of urban ecology for the Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum."

Magical: This curved rod is believed to have been a staff belonging to a Viking sorceress in the 9th century

Relic from ninth-century grave revealed as Viking witch's magic wand

Magical: This curved rod is believed to have been a staff belonging to a Viking sorceress in the 9th century

'People think curating just means choosing nice things' – secrets of the museum curators

'People think curating just means choosing nice things' – secrets of the museum curators

Via The Guardian: From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails. (image: Lucy Bamford in front of Joseph Wright of Derby’s A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery).

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