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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 ...

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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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2016-07-17

Andrea Grover (CCL 2013) Appointed Executive Director of Guild Hall in East Hampton

We're thrilled to learn that Andrea Grover (CCL 2013) has been appointed Executive Director of Guild Hall of East Hampton, a position that she will begin in September. In 2011 Andrea joined the Parrish Art Museum as its Curator of Special Projects, where she spearheaded the museum's 'Platform' and 'Parrish Road Show' exhibition ... Read More >

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2016-06-15

CCL Announces Students for 2016 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Center for Curatorial Leadership Engages Next Generation of Museum Leaders Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students Selected for 2016 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice   This year, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomes its third class of art history doctoral students to the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The two-week ... Read More >

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2016-06-13

Olivier Meslay (CCL 2011) Selected as the Dena and Felda Hardymon Director at the The Clark Art Institute

Olivier Meslay (CCL 2011) has been selected as the Dena and Felda Hardymon Director at the The Clark Art Institute. Since 2009, Meslay has contributed to the exhibition program at the Dallas Museum of Art, serving most recently at the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator for European and American Art ... Read More >

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2016-06-03

Program Highlights | CCL 2016 Draws To A Close in NYC

Highlights from the Final Week of CCL 2016 The conclusion of the 2016 CCL program took place in New York during the final week of May. Twelve curators—some local, others from as far as Hong Kong, London, and Honolulu—joined CCL in the city for six days of business coursework, meetings ... Read More >

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2016-03-09

Martha Tedeschi (CCL Class of 2012) Appointed Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of Harvard Art Museums

Congratulations to Martha Tedeschi (CCL Class of 2012) on being appointed Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the recently reinvented Harvard Art Museums. A distinguished curator and a visionary leader, Martha has piloted major initiatives at The Art Institute of Chicago, where she serves as Deputy Director for Art and Research. Committed ... Read More >

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2016-02-10

Jessica Todd Smith (CCL Class of 2013) Named Curator of American Art and Manager of the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

We are delighted to welcome Jessica Todd Smith (CCL Class of 2013) to the East Coast this July, when she assumes her new post as Curator of American Art and Manager of the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Todd Smith has overseen the growing collection of ... Read More >

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2016-02-09

Birmingham Museum of Art Names Graham Boettcher (CCL Class of 2014) Deputy Director

Graham Boettcher (CCL Class of 2014) has been promoted to Deputy Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art. Since joining the museum ten years ago, Graham has stewarded its impressive collection of American art and overseen the curatorial affairs of the museum as Chief Curator. Birmingham Museum of Art’s director Gail ... Read More >

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2016-01-08

CCL in the News | Young Moviemakers Meet Old Masters at the Frick

Committed to addressing the lack of diversity within art museums’ curatorial and leadership ranks, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) launched a mentoring initiative in 2012 that asks each CCL Fellow to mentor students from underrepresented backgrounds and introduce them to the inner workings of a museum. Exceptional opportunities emerge ... Read More >

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2015-11-06

The Barnes Foundation Names Sylvie Patry (CCL class of 2014) Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions

We're thrilled that Sylvie Patry (CCL class of 2014) will be taking the reins at The Barnes Foundation as the Chief Curator and Deputy Director for collections and exhibitions. Patry was previously Chief Curator of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, where she produced significant exhibitions of Impressionist and ... Read More >

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2015-11-03

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2016 Fellows

​ Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces Selection of Ninth Class of Curatorial Fellows Twelve Curators to Convene in 2016 for Five Months of Intensive Training   The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has announced its ninth class of curatorial fellows, which includes twelve outstanding individuals from arts organizations in the ... Read More >