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Museum plans to renovate for modern display

...The exhibit descriptions have not been notably updated since President Gerald Ford opened the museum in 1976, said chief curator Peter Jakab.Plans for the renovation call for moving the large Lunar Module, a test flight vehicle, into the central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-12/museum-plans-renovate-modern-displa
Vintage cars star in 'Gangster Squad'

...important as the buildings and clothing and makeup in establishing the time and place," said Leslie Kendall, the chief curator of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, which put three cars from Gangster Squad on display. "If you want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-02-14/vintage-cars-star-gangster-sq
The Artside: Arts competitions offer career-changing recognition

...competition. Jurors are Doryun Chong, associate curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Toby Kamps, the chief curator of the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas; and Heather Pesanti, the curator of the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-12/artside-arts-competit
Cardboard box gets props at Toy Hall of Fame

...think is a wonderful toy for a child, and then finding the kid playing with the box," said Christopher Bensch, chief curator of the Strong Museum. "It's that empty box full of possibilities that the kids can sense and the adults don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/14/liv_22752.shtml
Life & style
Field of honor

...favorite subject for the painters of the Hudson River School. The tranquility is what David Collens, director and chief curator, calls "the Storm King experience." "You don't have to be knowledgeable about contemporary sculpture or know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/03/liv_356258.shtml
Life & style
Write from the Front

...With all the e-mail exchange going on, we wondered how people were preserving that," said Sarah Wooton, the chief curator of collections and exhibits for the Relic Room, which has soldiers' letters from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/07/met_119255.shtml
Metro
MoMA's Italian film festival pays tribute to Francesca Archibugi

...festival of new Italian cinema. (The films also are being shown in San Francisco this month.) Mary Lea Bandy, chief curator of MoMA's Department of Film and Media, calls the 42-year-old Archibugi "an important talent." Her features...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/15/art_391904.shtml
Arts
Hudson River school collection on display at Carnegie Museum of Art

...greatest resource, which basically promised extraordinary success for this country," said Elizabeth Kornhauser, chief curator of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Wadsworth officials decided to take their extensive Hudson River school collection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/01/art_407311.shtml
Arts
Museum exhibit examines history of the Holy Bible

...D., a 1455 Gutenberg Bible and a first edition of the King James version from 1611. The exhibit's founder and chief curator, William H. Noah, isn't a biblical scholar but a pulmonary physician who lives near Nashville, Tenn. He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/22/liv_48562.shtml
Life & style
Exhibit highlights Ansel Adams' artistry

...photography as someone "whose very original vision and work was very much a private experience," said Peter Galassi, chief curator of the department of photography at MoMA. In his later years, Adams returned to his old negatives and reprinted the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/15/art_381162.shtml
Arts