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curator (noun) a person in charge of a museum, a library, etc..
Museums and libraries are in the personal care of the curators. They manage them. A curator is also in charge of an art gallery. They are entrusted with the responsibility of preserving the exhibits, books, etc.. Theirs is the responsibility to run the museum, the library, the art gallery, etc., as the case may be. They have also to sort out the exhibits and arrange them for the show.
- The curator of the museum in the metropolis is not only good at managing the museum, but also a keen student of archeology and history and it helps her to organize the exhibits better, and more systematically.
- Ann had difficulty in getting the curator's permission to have some of the manuscripts photocopied. His reluctance is understandable. As one in charge of the exhibits, he was taking precautions to see that they were not damaged.