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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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2018-08-23

Christina Nielsen (CCL 2017) named Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has named Christina Nielsen (CCL 2017) the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections. Most recently the William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection and Exhibition Program at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Christina completed the CCL Fellowship last year, completing ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2018-08-20

Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) named Associate Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Akili Tomassino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named the new Associate Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Most recently, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, where he organized the exhibition "Projects 101: Lone ... Read More >

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2018-08-13

Naomi Beckwith (CCL 2017) promoted to Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

We're thrilled for Naomi Beckwith (CCL 2017), who has been promoted to Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Naomi completed the CCL Fellowship last year, where she participated in CCL's signature curriculum and received mentorship from Adam Weinberg at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Most recently, she ... Read More >

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2018-08-03

University of Michigan Museum of Art names Vera Grant (CCL 2016) Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Vera Grant (CCL 2016) has been named Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the UMMA: University of Michigan Museum of Art. Most recently Director of the The Cooper Gallery at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University, Vera has organized a number of exhibitions and ... Read More >

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2018-08-03

White Cube names Toby Kamps (CCL 2015) as Director of External Projects

 Toby Kamps (CCL 2015) has been named Director of External Projects at White Cube, London.  Of his hire, White Cube notes, "Toby joins White Cube from the Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, where he held the position of Jane Dale Owen Director and Chief Curator. Since 2016, he has ... Read More >

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2018-08-01

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 from a dozen universities specializing in areas ranging from Roman glass portraits through to modern ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2018-07-12

The Clark Art Institute names Robert Wiesenberger (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects

The Clark Art Institute announced that Robert Wiesenberger (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named the museum's new Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects. Robert participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2014, and completed his doctoral work this year at Columbia University in the City of New York. Over ... Read More >

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2018-06-21

Julia McHugh (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) named the Trent A. Carmichael Curator of Academic Initiatives at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Julia McHugh (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named the Trent A. Carmichael Curator of Academic Initiatives at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Julia participated in the inaugural CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, and was mentored by Ronda Kasl, Curator of Latin American Art at The Metropolitan Museum of ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2018-06-19

Bronx Museum of the Arts names Deborah Cullen (CCL 2010) as next Director

Bronx Museum of the Arts has named Deborah Cullen (CCL 2010) as their next Director. Deborah participated in the CCL Fellowship in 2010 as Director of Curatorial Programs at El Museo del Barrio, and in 2012 was appointed Director and Chief Curator at the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University in the City of New ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2018-06-14

Soyoung Lee (CCL 2018) appointed Chief Curator at the Harvard Art Museums

Soyoung Lee (CCL 2018) has been appointed Chief Curator at the Harvard Art Museums. Soyoung was a member of this year's CCL cohort as a Curator in the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, where she has overseen the Korean art collection since 2003. Her exhibitions include "Silla: ... Read More >