When The Curator launched on August 29, 2008 as a web publication of International Arts Movement (IAM), it sought to announce signs of a “world that ought to be” as found in our midst—to be a thoughtful, hopeful journal that would inspire its readers to explore culture that enriches life and broadens experience.
Six years and four editors-in-chief later, The Curator still holds to that philosophy, celebrating the best of new art, music, film and books, as well as taking time to observe daily beauty through poetry and creative nonfiction. We’ve now published over 1,200 original essays, more than a thousand blog posts, the work of 240 writers, and averaged 600 readers per day (20,000/month).
The Curator‘s reach is global and diverse. Our essays aim to engage every corner of culture and our writers come from every region of the United States, and some live overseas.
After operating on an extremely lean budget for years, we’ve determined that in order to make the magazine sustainable, new financial resources are needed. Our plan is to rework our publication calendar, recruit more writers, refresh our content, and establish a budget that will make us solvent for years to come. Thank your for reading, and for your support.