Meaning of curatorial in English:



  • Relating to the selection and organization of a museum or other collection.

    ‘the curatorial team has managed to balance the cutting edge with more accessible works’
    • ‘Such eclecticism could have resulted in visual mayhem in less experienced curatorial hands.’
    • ‘The fiberglass wall separates the entry from the curatorial working space.’
    • ‘Of the two museums, this one has the more challenging curatorial agenda.’
    • ‘No matter how impossible with current resources, a coherent, visionary curatorial strategy is absolutely essential to the survival of the museum.’
    • ‘She is a curatorial assistant at the National Gallery, London.’
    • ‘Without text as an explanatory aid, his curatorial intention of highlighting the historical nature of the works is somewhat undermined.’
    • ‘Parts of the show seem evidence of a regrettable loss of curatorial nerve.’
    • ‘The show is punctuated by subtle, skilled curatorial juxtapositions.’
    • ‘The purchase of the dressers underlines the value of curatorial research, which allows such items to be identified.’
    • ‘Ninety-five percent of the curatorial staff must have been hired by me - it's been twenty-seven years.’



/ˌkjʊərəˈtɔːrɪəl/ /ˌkjɔːrəˈtɔːrɪəl/