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Wednesday, September 16 is #AskACurator, a day when curators from around the world are available online to answer all your burning questions. This year, over 900 museums in 49 countries are participating, including many SoCal Museums. Have a question for one of them? Check out when the curators will be available, and tweet at them using the hashtag #AskACurator.

See which local museums are participating below:

Autry National Center
Participating: 9 a.m.–3:45 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
9–9:45 a.m. Carolyn Brucken, Curator of Western Women’s History
10–10:45 a.m. Karimah Richardson, Staff Archaeologist
11–11:45 a.m. Paige Bardolph, Associate Curator
3–3:45 p.m. Rick West, President and CEO

California African American Museum
Participating: 2–3 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
2–3 p.m. Mar Hollingsworth, Visual Arts Curator

California Science Center
Participating: TBD on Twitter
Curators available: TBD

Craft & Folk Art Museum
Participating: 1–2 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
1–2 p.m. Holly Jerger, Exhibitions Curator

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Participating: 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
8–8:30 a.m. Marcia Reed Getty Research Institute
8:45–9:15 a.m. Elizabeth Morrison, Getty Museum, Manuscripts
9:30–10 a.m. Arpad Kovacs, Getty Museum, Photography
10:15–10:45 a.m. Isotta Poggi, Getty Research Institute
11–11:30 a.m. Kenneth Lapatin, Getty Museum, Antiquities
11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Scott Allan, Getty Museum, Paintings
12:30–1 p.m. Julian Brooks, Getty Museum, Drawings
1–1:30 p.m. Nancy Perloff, Getty Research Institute
1:30–2 p.m. Jeffrey Spier, Getty Museum, Villa / Antiquities
2–2:30 p.m. Jeffrey Weaver, Getty Museum, Sculpture / Decorative Arts
2:45–3:15 p.m. Nancy Perloff, Getty Research Institute

Hammer Museum
Participating: 1–4 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
1–2 p.m. Leslie Cozzi, Curatorial Associate, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts
2–3 p.m. January Parkos Arnall, Curatorial Assistant, Public Engagement
3–4 p.m. Marcela Guerrero, Curatorial Fellow

LACMA
Participating: 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
10:30–11:30 a.m. Lauren Bergman, Assistant Curator in the Modern Art department
1–2 p.m. José Luis Blondet, Associate Curator
3–4 p.m. Leah Lehmbeck, Curator in the European Painting and Sculpture department

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Participating: 2–4 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
Erin Curtis, Senior Curator
Erendina Delgadillo, Curator & Registrar

MOCA
Participating: 10–11 a.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
10–11 a.m. Lanka Tattersall, Assistant Curator

Norton Simon Museum
Participating: 10 a.m.–3 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
10–11 a.m. Emily Beeny, Associate Curator
11 a.m.–12 p.m. Gloria Williams, Curator
2–3 p.m. Tom Norris, Curatorial Associate

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Participating: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. on Twitter
Curators available:
Eik Kahng, Assistant Director and Chief Curator (@portmandu)
Mac Kelly, Curatorial Assistant (@ShanghaingKelly)
Julie Joyce, Curator of Contemporary Art (@joycean2010)