(verb) work done by a curator at a gallery or museum. A curator is a professional who has obtained a degree in fine arts and art history from a university or art school. Using a theoretical framework, the curator organizes exhibitions, proposes works for acquisition and writes books and articles in the area of their expertise.
To manage a collection of something, such as in a museum, gallery, laboratory
To manage and maintain a collection. A curator is the person in charge of a museum, art collection, zoo, etc.