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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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2020-07-02

Announcing CCL’s Seventh Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice Cohort

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the seventh annual class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Full bios for the fourteen doctoral students in this year’s cohort linked here. Since 2014 and with the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CCL has provided ... Read More >

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2020-03-16

Ryan N. Dennis (CCL 2019) named Chief Curator and Artistic Director of the Mississippi Museum of Art's Center for Art and Public Exchange

Ryan N. Dennis (CCL 2019) has been named named Chief Curator and Artistic Director of the Mississippi Museum of Art's Center for Art and Public Exchange (CAPE).  Since 2017, Ryan has served as the Curator and Programs Director of Project Row Houses (PRH) in Houston, Texas. She joined Project Row Houses in ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-02-27

William Keyse Rudolph (CCL 2017) Named Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

William Keyse Rudolph (CCL 2017) has been named Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Rudolph joins the Nelson-Atkins from the San Antonio Museum of Art, where he served as the co-interim director and the Andrew W. Mellon Chief Curator and Marie and Hugh Halff Curator ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-02-18

Anni Pullagura (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) Named Curatorial Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Anni Pullagura (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) has been named Curatorial Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. Pullagura participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2018 and is a PhD candidate in American Studies and an MA candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Brown ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-01-27

René Morales (CCL 2019) Named Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator of The Pérez Art Museum Miami

René Morales (CCL 2019) has been named Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator of the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), where he has been a member of the curatorial staff since 2005.  During his tenure at PAMM, Morales has curated over 50 exhibitions. Recent curatorial projects include Christo and Jeanne-Claude: ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-01-27

Elyse A. Gonzales (CCL 2017) Appointed Director of the Recently-Opened Ruby City in San Antonio

Elyse A. Gonzales (CCL 2017) has been named Director of Ruby City, the contemporary art center that opened in October 2019. Ruby City houses the collection of the late artist and philanthropist Linda Pace in a David Adjaye-designed building in San Antonio, Texas. Gonzales joins Ruby City from the University ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-01-27

Marina Tyquiengco (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) Named Curatorial Assistant in Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Marina Tyquiengco (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) has been named the new Curatorial Assistant in Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Tyquiengco participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2018 and is a PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-01-27

Kit Brooks (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) Named Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art

Kit Brooks (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) has been named Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art, formerly known as the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.   Brooks participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2016 and completed ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-01-27

Alexis Bard Johnson (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) Named Curator at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Library

Alexis Bard Johnson (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) has been named Curator at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California Library. Johnson participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2017 and is a Ph.D. Candidate in Art History at Stanford University where ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-01-27

Adam H. Levine (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2019) Named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Adam H. Levine (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2019) has been named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Levine participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2019, and is a PhD candidate at Columbia University’s department of Art History and Archeology. Prior to this ... Read More >