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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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2019-01-21

Program Highlights | 2019 Fellows Complete January Session of the CCL Fellowship

This January, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed its twelfth class of Fellows to New York City for the beginning of their five-month Fellowship. Over the two-week intensive, they received instruction from Columbia Business School professors and met with leaders in the field, delving into different approaches to leadership ... Read More >

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2019-01-08

Zoé Whitley (CCL 2008) named Senior Curator at the Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre

Zoé Whitley (CCL 2008), who has been named Senior Curator at the Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre in London.  Whitley has spent the last five years at Tate Britain as Curator, International Art where she has focused on contemporary projects including acquisitions and artists' film and video art. Her most recent exhibition, "Soul ... Read More >

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2019-01-01

Katherine Rochester (Seminar 2014) appointed VIA Art Fund's first Associate Director of Curatorial Research

Katherine Rochester, who completed the CCL/Mellon Seminar in 2014, has been appointed VIA Art Fund's first Associate Director of Curatorial Research.  VIA Art Fund supports projects that exemplify artistic production, thought leadership, and public engagement. Partnering directly with artists, curators, and cultural institutions around the world, VIA Art Fund supports innovative artistic endeavors in ... Read More >

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2018-11-28

Wexner Center for the Arts appoints Johanna Burton (CCL 2018) next Director

Johanna Burton (CCL 2018) has been nameed Director of the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University. Previously the director and curator of education and public engagement at the New Museum in New York City, Burton will begin her Directorship at the Wexner in March.  “Johanna is the perfect ... Read More >

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2018-11-08

Andrea Bayer (CCL 2012) appointed Deputy Director for Collections and Administration, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Andrea Bayer (CCL 2012), who has been named the Deputy Director for Collections and Administration at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Andrea joined the Met in 1989 and was most recently the Jayne Wrightsman Curator in the Department of European Paintings. In this capacity, she organized exhibitions including "Painters ... Read More >

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2018-11-01

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 will convene from January through May 2019. The program includes three weeks of in-session instruction, ... Read More >

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2018-10-29

The Portland Art Museum announces Kathleen Ash-Milby (CCL 2015) as its Curator of Native American Art

The Portland Art Museum has announced Kathleen Ash-Milby (CCL 2015) as its new Curator of Native American Art. Over the course of nearly two decades as an Associate Curator at the National Museum of the American Indian, Kathleen has organized numerous exhibitions of modern and contemporary Native art. In 2016, she was also ... Read More >

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2018-10-24

Theresa Papanikolas (CCL 2016) named Curator of American Art at the Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Art Museum has named Theresa Papanikolas (CCL 2016) as their new Curator of American Art. Theresa participated in the CCL Fellowship in 2016 as Curator of European and American Art at the Honolulu Museum of Art and was later named Deputy Director of Art and Programs. Her most recent exhibition, Georgia O'Keefe: Visions ... Read More >

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2018-10-17

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 historian, curator, and co-founder, with Agnes Gund, of the Center for Curatorial Leadership in 2007. ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2018-10-02

North Carolina Museum of Art names Valerie Hillings (CCL 2016) as Director

Valerie Hillings (CCL 2016) has been named the Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Valerie will join the NCMA from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museumwhere she has worked since 2004—most recently as Curator and Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs for the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. During her time in the CCL Fellowship, ... Read More >