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July 13, 2021

Announcing CCL’s Eighth Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice Cohort

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the 2021 cohort of doctoral students selected for the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. With the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ...

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Nov. 24, 2020

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2021 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the fourteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a record number of applications, the review process continued to prove highly competitive. Twelve ...

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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 ...

2021-10-14

Sarah Suzuki (MoMA ICI 2015) named Associate Director of The Museum of Modern Art

Sarah Suzuki (MoMA ICI 2015) has been named Associate Director of The Museum of Modern Art! Suzuki has been at MoMA since 1998. She has held many roles at MoMA, including research assistant, curator, and deputy director of curatorial affairs. Suzuki also oversaw MoMA's expansion project, completed in 2019. Some of ... Read More >

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2021-10-07

Erica DiBenedetto (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) named Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Modern Art

Erica DiBenedetto (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) has been named Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculture at The Museum of Modern Art!  Erica has held curatorial positions and graduate internships at the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Clark Art Institute, the Williams College Museum of Art, and the Princeton ... Read More >

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2021-10-06

Juliana Barton (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) Named Director of the Northeastern University Center for the Arts

Juliana Barton (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) has been named director of the Center for the Arts at Northeastern University!  Most recently, Juliana co-curated the exhibition Designing Motherhood, which is currently on view at the Mütter Museum and the Center for Architecture and Design. She is an inaugural ACLS Leading Edge Fellow working with the Center ... Read More >

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2021-09-14

Maurita Poole (CCL 2020) named Director of the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University

Maurita Poole (CCL 2020) has been name director of the Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisana.  Poole has been the director and curator of the Clark Atlanta University Art Museum since 2015. While at the Clark, she oversaw the Tina Dunkley Fellowship in American Art, a collaborative ... Read More >

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2021-09-03

Johanna Burton (CCL 2019) Named Executive Director of LA MOCA

Johanna Burton (CCL 2019) has been named Executive Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles!  Since 2019, Burton has been the executive director of the Wexner Center for the Arts. Previously, she served as the Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement at the New ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2021-08-24

Marina Tyquiengco (Seminar 2018) named inaugural Ellyn McColgan Assistant Curator of Native American Art at MFA Boston

Marina Tyquiengco (Seminar 2018) has been named the inaugural Ellyn McColgan Assistant Curator of Native American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston! Marina has been the Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Contemporary Art at the MFA Boston since 2020. Exhibitions she has been a part of organizing ... Read More >

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2021-07-13

Announcing CCL’s Eighth Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice Cohort

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the 2021 cohort of doctoral students selected for the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. With the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, since 2014 CCL has provided eight classes of advanced graduate students with the knowledge and ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2021-03-11

Lauren Haynes (CCL 2018) Named Senior Curator at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Lauren Haynes (CCL 2018) has been named the Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Senior Curator at the Nasher Museum of Art!  Since 2016, Lauren has served as the curator of contempoary art at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, in addition to serving, since 2020, as the Director of ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2021-01-28

Sarah Meister (CCL 2017, MoMA ICI 2016) named Executive Director of the Aperture Foundation

Sarah Meister (CCL 2017, MoMA ICI 2016) has been named Executive Director of the Aperture Foundation! Sarah Meister has been at The Museum of Modern Art since 1997 and became a Curator in the Department of Photography in 2009. She is the lead instructor for the online course Seeing Through Photographs on Coursera, ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2021-01-14

Naomi Beckwith (CCL 2017) named Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Guggenheim

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has named Naomi Beckwith (CCL 2017) Deputy Director and Chief Curator! Naomi has been at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago since 2011, most recently as Senior Curator. Prior to the MCA, Naomi was an associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem. Her numerous exhibitions include The ... Read More >