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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

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

LV Beethoven 36" x 36" oil on canvas This painting embodies the preciseness of his music and the turmoil of his personal life. Big red disturbing swoops representing his frustration with his hearing loss. Embodies this dynamic composer with constraint and passion. #classicalmusic #music #beethoven #composer #odetojoy #beethovens9thsymphony #artist #painting #artcollector #artcollection #artadvisor #museum #curator #artgallery #artnews #interiordesigner #artworld #loveart #hattip2u

LV Beethoven 36" x 36" oil on canvas This painting embodies the preciseness of his music and the turmoil of his personal life. Big red disturbing swoops representing his frustration with his hearing loss. Embodies this dynamic composer with constraint and passion. #classicalmusic #music #beethoven #composer #odetojoy #beethovens9thsymphony #artist #painting #artcollector #artcollection #artadvisor #museum #curator #artgallery #artnews #interiordesigner #artworld #loveart #hattip2u

"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."

Limited Edition - "What Your Museum Curator Said" 11oz Mug

Limited Edition - "What Your Museum Curator Said" 11oz Mug

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

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

The Unburnt Egg: More Stories of a Museum Curator

The Unburnt Egg: More Stories of a Museum Curator

Lever-gun lovers, rejoice. Here's Cody Firearms Museum Curator Ashley Hlebinsky on three things you might not know about the Model 1892. #camping #hiking #outdoors #travel #nature

Lever-gun lovers, rejoice. Here's Cody Firearms Museum Curator Ashley Hlebinsky on three things you might not know about the Model 1892. #camping #hiking #outdoors #travel #nature

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).

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).

What Does an Art Museum Curator Do?

What Does an Art Museum Curator Do?