Ask A Curator Day 2019
The New Orleans Jazz Museum is thrilled to participate again in Ask A Curator Day on September 18, 2019, an annual Q&A with over 1,500 participating museums from 58 countries! Our music curator David Kunian will be answering questions live on Twitter from 11am to 12am CST, and our director Greg Lambousy will be on hand from 10am to 5pm CST answering additional questions about our collections, jazz history, museum life and more! Tag or comment your questions with #askacurator on our Instagram or Twitter accounts below.
About New Orleans Jazz Museum Director Greg Lambousy:
Greg Lambousy is the director of the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Prior to accepting this position, Lambousy was Director of Curatorial Services for the National World War II Museum. He began his career at the New Orleans Museum of Art and later moved to the Louisiana State Museum (LSM). During his twenty-year tenure at the LSM, Lambousy managed the institution’s collections of more than 500,000 artifacts and other historical items, directed improvements to collections storage, developed conservation and digitization projects across collections and within the Louisiana Historical Center archives, conducted oral histories and guided the selection and accession of materials related to Hurricane Katrina. In addition, Lambousy helped establish the annual Mississippi Downriver Festival, developed the operational plan for the Jazz Museum Performing Arts Center and expanded music holdings by collecting a wide variety of artifacts related to jazz and other genres.
About Music Curator David Kunian:
Before becoming the Music Curator for the New Orleans Jazz Museum and Louisiana State Museum, David Kunian was a freelance musicologist who produced award winning music documentaries on James Booker, Earl King, James Black, the Dew Drop Inn and other as well as producing radio and writing on a wide range of music. As curator, he has put together the exhibits “Drumsville,” “Women Of Note,” “The Wildest: Louis Prima Comes Home,” and Me Got Fiyo: the Professor Longhair Centennial.”