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UGA museum lands big animal specimen collection

...University in Boston, where science administrators wanted room for other projects.Nikki Castleberry, UGA's assistant curator of vertebrate collections, said the additions will nearly triple the museum's mammal collection. UGA now has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-26/uga-museum-lands-big-animal-s
Miller Theater will be subject for smartphone photo contest

...and to involve as many people in the creation of art as we can," said Matt Porter, the Morris Museum of Art's assistant curator of education.The winning photos will be announced on the Miller Theater's Facebook page and on Twitter @MillerTheater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-09-18/miller-theater-will-b
Museum display offers snapshot of famed photographer's best work

...about that at the time, how later in life he wanted to create images that were more impactful," said Hellman, assistant curator in the museum's Department of Photographs.Although the collection contains several instantly recognizable images...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-03-22/museum-display-offers-sn
World's most complete tick species collection housed at GSU

...million specimens housed in the U.S. National Tick Collection."It's the one everybody comes to see," said assistant curator Dmitry Apanaskevich. "It's the largest known species - and it was taken from a sloth."Inside a converted house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-08-28/worlds-most-complete-tick-sp
Harvard exhibit reveals new layers to Copley paintings

...exhibit, on view through Aug. 29, provides rare insight into how Copley worked, said Kimberly Orcutt, Fogg's assistant curator of American art. She said assembling Copley's preparatory work is like "putting together pieces of a puzzle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/21/art_416241.shtml
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Across Georgia

...won't know the sex of the cub for a few weeks until Lun Lun lets them touch her baby, said Megan Wilson, the assistant curator of carnivores at the zoo. For now, the proud mom is cradling and nursing her cub, Ms. Wilson said. As Monday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/02/met_471680.shtml
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The Artside: Civil War photographs are view into reality of war

...of photography at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and comments from Kaitlin Booher, the assistant curator of photography and media arts at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, where the photographs were originally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-26/artside-civil-war-pho
Exhibit looks at WTC recovery operation at Fresh Kills

...personal property, anything to bring some comfort to the families who lost people on Sept. 11," said Amy Weinstein, assistant curator at the Historical Society. "It's a glimpse of something that very few people see," said Mark Schaming, director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/02/art_387483.shtml
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Exhibit showcases relationship between artist and patron

...to instruct Tassaert. "Bruyas didn't just go about buying his art from dealers," Sarah Lees, the Clark's assistant curator of paintings, said. "He developed close relationships and collaborations with the artists." His interest drifted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/art_422567.shtml
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Salvador Dali exhibit, sale opens in Fort Worth

...understandable) given the fact that it's a celebration of the centennial of his birth," said Lora Sariaslan, assistant curator at the Dallas Museum of Art, which is running its own 34-piece Dali exhibit through August. Dali, who was part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/art_418641.shtml
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