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The 2022 CCL Fellows (from left to right) are: Mark A. Castro, Connie Choi, Ruth Erickson, Michelle Millar Fisher, Ruba Katrib, Christine Y. Kim, Miranda Lash, Alexis Lowry, Aimee Ng, E. Carmen Ramos, Tamara Schenkenberg, and Vanessa Thaxton-Ward.

Nov. 9, 2021

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2022 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the milestone fifteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a competitive review process, twelve Fellows were selected for their exceptional curatorial and ...

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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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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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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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2015-11-02

Curatorial Chat | Alisa LaGamma on curating ‘Kongo’ and running the Met’s Rockefeller Wing

Curatorial Chat | Alisa LaGamma on curating ‘Kongo’ and running the Met’s Rockefeller Wing A 19-year veteran at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alisa LaGamma has devoted herself to projects that are instrumental in rethinking the history of sub-Saharan African art and culture. Her most recent exhibition is Kongo: Power ... Read More >

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2015-08-11

Program Highlights | 2015 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Program Highlights | Second Annual CCL/Mellon Seminar Foundation in Curatorial Practice In June, fifteen art history Ph.D. students from around the country gathered in New York for the second iteration of the CCL/Mellon Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Over the course of two weeks, the students met with curators and art ... Read More >

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2015-06-04

Program Highlights | CCL 2015 Wraps Up in Los Angeles

California Conclusion | Highlights from the Final Week of CCL 2015 Last month, CCL touched down in Los Angeles for the concluding week of the 2015 program. Over the course of seven days, the fellows met with leaders from every corner of the city, studied strategic alignment at the USC ... Read More >

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2015-06-04

CCL Announces Students for 2015 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Center for Curatorial Leadership Trains New Generation of Curatorial Leaders Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students Selected for 2015 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice   The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has announced the participants of the second CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, recognizing fifteen art history doctoral students ... Read More >

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2015-03-12

CCL Alumni in Action | March 2015

Current fellow Kathleen Ash-Milby  (CCL '15) has been appointed a guest curator on the curatorial team for SITE Santa Fe's upcoming biennial exhibition series, SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas. Kathleen is an Associate Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in New York, ... Read More >

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2015-02-25

Emily Ballew Neff (CCL '13) Named Executive Director of Memphis Brooks Museum

Congratulations to Emily Ballew Neff (CCL '13) on her recent appointment as executive director of the Memphis Brooks Museum. Currently the president of the The Association of Art Museum Curators, Emily served as the first curator of American Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she organized ... Read More >

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2015-02-22

Alumni in the News | Judith Dolkart Dives in as Director of Addison Gallery

  Judith Dolkart (CCL '13) Dives in as Director of the Addison Gallery During CCL, Judith served as deputy director of art and archival collections and Gund Family Chief Curator at the Barnes Foundation, where she helped plan the relocation of the collections from Merion to the Foundation's new building ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2014-12-05

Eva Respini (CCL 2014) Named Chief Curator at ICA, Boston

Eva Respini, currently Curator of Photography at MoMA, has been appointed the new Chief Curator at ICA, Boston. “I saw in Eva somebody who is really a proponent [of] and thrives in an interdisciplinary environment,” said Jill Medvedow, the ICA director. “And that’s one of the hallmarks of the ICA. Great ... Read More >

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2014-11-19

Elizabeth Armstrong (CCL 2008) Appointed Director of the Palm Springs Art Museum

Elizabeth Armstrong, an exceptional scholar, curator and leader, has been named the new director of the Palm Springs Art Museum. Armstrong was a member of CCL's inaugural class of fellows in 2008. Before becoming the MIA’s first-ever contemporary art curator, Armstrong served as acting director, chief curator, and deputy director ... Read More >

2014-11-17

CCL Redesigns Website to Engage New Audiences and Strengthen CCL Network

Over the past year, CCL has worked with C&G Partners to modernize its website and brand to match the energy of its mission and training programs. With an enhanced digital presence, CCL can deliver clear and precise information about its initiatives and act as a resource hub for stakeholders and ... Read More >