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The 2020 Center for Curatorial Leadership Fellows. Top row from left: Ian Alteveer, Esther Bell, Connie Butler, Kristen Collins, Anne Ellgood, Turry Flucker. Bottom row from left: Silvia Forni, Aimée Froom, Madhuvanti Ghose, Anna Marley, Asma Naeem, Maurita Poole.

Nov. 7, 2019

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2020 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the thirteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a rigorous and competitive review process, twelve curators were selected based on their demonstrated curatorial ...

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June 10, 2019

CCL Announces 2019 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar Students

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the sixteen art history doctoral students selected for the sixth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice.  Joining from fifteen universities—six of which are sending ...

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Nov. 1, 2018

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2019 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has selected twelve curators for participation in the 2019 class of its annual Fellowship. Following the organization’s most competitive review process to date, the cohort chosen for the program ...

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Oct. 17, 2018

Elizabeth W. Easton Awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal

Elizabeth (Buffy) Easton, Director and Co-founder of the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL), has been awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal—the highest honor accorded to alumni of Yale University's Graduate School. The award recognizes Easton's contributions as an art ...

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Aug. 1, 2018

Program Highlights | 2018 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Highlights from the Fifth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) convened its fifth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program assembled 15 art history doctoral students ...

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May 24, 2018

Program Highlights | 2018 CCL Fellowship Wraps Up in Houston

The 2018 Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) Fellowship concluded this May with a weeklong intensive in Houston, Texas. Over the course of the final convening, the Fellows expanded on their lessons from the five-month period ...

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2019-11-07

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2020 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the thirteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a rigorous and competitive review process, twelve curators were selected based on their demonstrated curatorial achievements, commitment to expanding audiences, and openness to creative and entrepreneurial thinking. The classwill convene from ... Read More >

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2019-10-23

Dennis Carr (CCL 2019) appointed Chief Curator of American Art at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Dennis Carr (CCL 2019) has been named Chief Curator of American Art at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens!  Carr will join The Huntington from the MFA Boston, where he has served as the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture since 2007. While at the ... Read More >

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2019-10-09

Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) Named Deputy Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts

Congratulations to Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) who has been named Deputy Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts!  Dolkart has served as the director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts since 2014. Prior to joining the Addison Gallery, Dolkart was the deputy director of ... Read More >

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2019-08-23

Rochelle Steiner (CCL 2009) Named Chief Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs at Palm Springs Art Museum

Rochelle Steiner (CCL 2009) has been named Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs at the Palm Springs Art Museum!  Rochelle comes to the Palm Springs Art Museum from the Vancouver Art Gallery, where she serves as the associate director and chief curator. Rochelle has also held posts at the Roski ... Read More >

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2019-08-20

Nora Burnett Abrams (CCL 2018) Named Director of the MCA Denver

Congratulations to Nora Burnett Abrams (CCL 2018) on her appointment to the Mark G. Falcone Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver! Most recently the Ellen Bruss Curator and Director of Planning, Abrams has been at the MCA Denver since 2010. She has curated 0ver 30 exhibitions while at the museum, including Tara ... Read More >

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2019-08-20

Amy Landau Named Director of Education and Interpretation at the Fowler Museum at UCLA

Amy Landau (CCL 2017) has been named the Director of Education and Interpretation at the Fowler Museum at UCLA! Landau has served as Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Islamic and South & Southeast Asian Art at the Walters Art Museum since 2009. While at the Walters, Landau curated Pearls on a ... Read More >

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2019-07-31

The Whitney Appoints David Breslin (CCL 2019) Director of Curatorial Initiatives

Congratulations to David Breslin (CCL 2019) on his appointment to Director of Curatorial Initiatives at the Whitney! Previously, Breslin served as the DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection at the Whitney. He has curated or co-curated Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900-1960; An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from ... Read More >

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2019-07-30

Christian Rattemeyer (MoMA International Curatorial Institute 2014) Appointed Director of SculptureCenter

SculptureCenter has appointed Christian Rattemeyer (MoMA International Curatorial Institute 2014) as its new director! Since 2007, Rattemeyer has served as the Harvey S. Shipley Miller Associate Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Museum of Modern Art. At MoMA, Rattemeyer has curated many exhibitions, including Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin ... Read More >

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2019-06-24

Alumni Advancement: Ethan Lasser (CCL 2017) and Layla Bermeo (Seminar 2016) at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Exciting news from Boston! The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has named Ethan Lasser (CCL 2018) chair of the department for Art of the Americas and promoted Layla Bermeo (Seminar 2016) to Associate Curator of Paintings.  Ethan will begin his post at the MFA Boston in September after serving as Head, Division of European ... Read More >

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2019-06-10

CCL Announces 2019 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar Students

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the sixteen art history doctoral students selected for the sixth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice.  Joining from fifteen universities—six of which are sending a student to the program for the first time—this year’s cohort addresses a wide range ... Read More >