Ask a Curator 2018

"What factors do you weigh when considering what to add to the Newberry's collection?"

"What's your favorite item that you've acquired for the library?"

"What advice do you have for aspiring curators and museum/library professionals?"

For Ask a Curator day on Wednesday, September 12, our curators are an open book. Bring your questions to social media by tagging the Newberry (@NewberryLibrary) and using the #AskACurator hashtag. Newberry curators will be standing by!

Here's the schedule for which Newberry curators will be available when:

  • 9am-11am: Jo Ellen Dickie, Selector for Reference
  • 11am-noon: Matt Rutherford, Curator of Genealogy and Local History
  • Noon-1pm: Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts
  • 1pm-3pm: Will Hansen, Curator of Americana
  • 3pm-4pm: Suzanne Karr Schmidt