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How to curate (just about) anything | Psyche Guides

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Curating after tidying

Desks, closets, kitchen cupboards. They all seem to fill up naturally with stuff we sort off want, but also don't want to get rid of. In an attempt to declutter tidy a space, Marie Kondo asks this question: Does it spark joy? If not, she advises getting rid of it.

But while Kondo ...

Curate means 'to care for'. In a museum curatorial process, a collection is always built in light of a stated mission.

Factors one consider:

  • Instead of just asking if this item is great, curators ask if it is great for my institution and department?
  • Is th...

Curatorial habits of mind can prevent impulse-buying. But even if consistently applied, one will still have items stored in closets. 

A museum seldom have more than 10 per cent of its holdings on view. Curators work with registrars to ensure that collections remain active through galler...

A museum is only of value if there are exhibitions. Therefore, making exhibitions is a big part of the job.

Good curating involves communicating unique thoughts with maximum effectiveness.

  • Juxtaposing two or more perfectly chosen pieces create a broader understan...

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