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Curator is a peer-review journal that features rigorous research and critical thinking. If you are interested in submitting a paper, please review the guidelines. All articles, forum pieces, and book reviews should be submitted via Curator’s manuscript page.   

Special & Focus Issues
Most print issues of Curator address a variety of topics that relate to the museum field. Curator occasionally publishes issues that highlight a central topic, called Special Issues or Focus Issues. Special Issues direct all parts of the issue to one topic, including a guest editorial, forum (opinion pieces), articles, digital, exhibitions, and books. Focus Issues feature  a guest editorial, a forum, and a few related articles that discuss a single topic, whereas other components of the issue reflect the usual variety of topics.

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Call for Papers – Special Issue on Ivory
Museums have an obligation to reconsider the role ivory plays in their collections and exhibits in the face of the global ivory crisis. As a material, ivory has historical, artistic, and educational significance that museums might wish to protect. But learning institutions are also in positions to activate a dialogue about ivory artifacts to safeguard future global biodiversity. The ivory crisis provides an unprecedented opportunity for museums across the world.

Read more about how to submit a paper on this topic.