a forum for exploration and debate of urgent issues in the museum field among museum professionals, scholars, and students

Curator: The Museum Journal invites museum professionals, researchers, and students to explore and debate the urgent issues shaping the museum field.

The Journal has been in continuous publication since its founding as a journal of the American Museum of Natural History in 1958. The Journal was owned by the California Academy of Sciences from 1999 to 2015. Today, Curator is one of the most widely circulated peer-review publications in museum studies, as part of the museum and heritage studies journals owned by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The editorial office is located in New York, NY at Knology.

The journal publishes quarterly in print and online reaching a current circulation of 13,500 subscribers. Through Wiley’s philanthropic initiatives, access is also extended low-cost or free to over 5,000 institutions in developing economies. Digital copies of articles can be found or purchased through the Wiley Online Library.

We invite all people interested in advancing the museum profession and practice to join the conversation.