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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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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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2015-11-03

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 >

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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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2015-02-22

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 >

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 >

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2014-11-14

CCL Announces 2015 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has announced its eighth class of fellows, twelve accomplished curators who have demonstrated that they are poised to be leaders in the field of art museums. The group includes professionals from ten United States institutions and two international museums. For nine of the museums, ... Read More >