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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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June 4, 2018

CCL Selects PhD Students for Fifth Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice

The Center for Curatorial Leadership to Convene its 2018 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will welcome fifteen art history doctoral students to New York City for ...

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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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2013-12-11

Block Museum at Northwestern Names Kathleen Bickford Berzock (CCL 2013)

Kathleen Bickford Berzock, esteemed curator of African art and member of the CCL Class of 2013, is headed to the Block Museum at Northwestern as Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs.  Speaking of her new role, Kathleen noted “The Block Museum is poised to play a major role as an ambassador ... Read More >

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2013-11-07

CCL Announces 2014 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) named its 2014 class of Fellows, recognizing twelve art museum curators with a track record of exceptional work and the potential for even more significant contributions as future leaders in the field. This is the seventh class of CCL Fellows and the largest to date with individuals ... Read More >

2013-10-24

CCL Creates New Program in Museum Practice for Graduate Students

Funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Enables CCL to Train a New Generation New York, October 24, 2013 – The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) announced today that it will create a pilot program to introduce Ph.D. students in art history to museum practices and object-based learning. Funded with the generous support ... Read More >

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2013-07-10

Elizabeth Smith (CCL Class of 2012) Named First-ever Executive Director of Helen Frankenthaler Foundation

Yesterday Elizabeth Smith (CCL Class of 2012) was named the first-ever Executive Director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.  Chairman Clifford Ross stated: “The Board of Directors of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation is delighted to announce Elizabeth Smith’s appointment to head the Foundation at this important and exciting moment in its development. ... Read More >

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2013-05-21

Griffith Mann (CCL Class of 2011) Named Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Met

Exciting new move for Griffith Mann (CCL Class of 2011)! Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Met. Congratulations Griff!  Thomas Campbell said, in making the announcement: “Over the past 15 years, Peter Barnet has been a strong leader of his ... Read More >

2013-04-30

CCL Awarded $4 Million in Multi-Year Grants

Center for Curatorial Leadership is Awarded $4 Million in Multi-Year Grants to Continue and Expand its Impact on the Museum Field Agnes Gund and Elizabeth W. Easton, co-founders of the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL), today announced that major foundations and private individuals have contributed almost $4 million in new funding to CCL, ... Read More >

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2012-10-25

CCL Announces Class of 2013

Program Expands with International Participants New York, October 25, 2012 – The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is proud to announce the selection of its sixth class of Fellows. The Class of 2013 will comprise ten outstanding curators who begin their training in New York in January.  Carlos Basualdo, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2012-05-12

Deborah Cullen (CCL 2010) Named Director of Wallach Gallery at Columbia University

Congrats to Deborah Cullen on her appointment as director and chief curator of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.  “Deborah Cullen has the experience and vision not just to plan for and shepherd the move to Manhattanville,” said Nicholas B. Dirks, dean of the Faculty of Arts and ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2012-04-11

Jordana Pomeroy (CCL 2008) Appointed as Executive Director of Museum of Art, Louisiana State University

LSU has named Jordana Pomeroy the new executive director of the Museum of Art. “The Museum of Art is a powerful showcase for LSU’s economic, cultural and educational impact in the region. I have no doubt that with Jordana’s leadership, the museum will become a national model of excellence,” said John Maxwell ... Read More >

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2011-10-21

CCL Announces Class of 2012

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce its 2012 class of fellows. The incoming fellows represent a cross section of the most respected curators across North America.  Co-founded by Elizabeth Easton and Agnes Gund, the CCL is dedicated to expanding the leadership capacity of curators to meet the challenges of ... Read More >