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June 21, 2024

CCL's 2025 Fellowship Program will be Tuition Free

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is proud to announce that, with the support of our Board of Trustees, the 2025 Fellowship will be tuition free. This decision is guided by CCL’s core value of ...

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May 28, 2024

Announcing CCL’s Tenth Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice Cohort

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the tenth anniversary of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice by introducing the 2024 cohort of selected doctoral students. With the support of the ...

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Oct. 30, 2023

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2024 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is delighted to announce the incoming cohort of 2024 Fellows. Twelve outstanding curators have been selected by a group of leading museum professionals for their distinguished record of achievement ...

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Nov. 17, 2022

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2023 Fellows

Twelve Curators Announced for Sixteenth Annual Intensive Training Program The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is excited to introduce its 2023 cohort of Fellows. Now in its sixteenth year, the CCL Fellowship is the preeminent ...

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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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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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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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2020-01-27

Kit Brooks (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) Named Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art

Kit Brooks (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) has been named Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art, formerly known as the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.   Brooks participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2016 and completed ... Read More >

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2020-01-27

Alexis Bard Johnson (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) Named Curator at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Library

Alexis Bard Johnson (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) has been named Curator at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California Library. Johnson participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2017 and is a Ph.D. Candidate in Art History at Stanford University where ... Read More >

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2020-01-27

Marina Tyquiengco (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) Named Curatorial Assistant in Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Marina Tyquiengco (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) has been named the new Curatorial Assistant in Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Tyquiengco participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2018 and is a PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of ... Read More >

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2020-01-27

Adam H. Levine (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2019) Named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Adam H. Levine (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2019) has been named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Levine participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2019, and is a PhD candidate at Columbia University’s department of Art History and Archeology. Prior to this ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-01-02

Catherine Futter (CCL 2014) Named Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Brooklyn Museum

Catherine Futter (CCL 2014) has been named Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Brooklyn Museum. Futter joins the Brooklyn Museum from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art where she has been a member of the curatorial staff since 2002, first as the Helen Jane and R. Hugh “Pat” Uhlmann Curator ... Read More >

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2020-01-02

Victoria Sancho Lobis (CCL 2018) Named Director of the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College

Victoria Sancho Lobis (CCL 2018) has been named Director of the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, which will open in the fall of 2020. Lobis comes to the Benton from The Art Institute of Chicago where she was the Prince Trust Curator in the Department of Prints and ... Read More >

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2019-11-07

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 achievements, commitment to expanding audiences, and openness to creative and entrepreneurial thinking. The classwill convene from ... Read More >

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2019-10-23

Dennis Carr (CCL 2019) appointed Chief Curator of American Art at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

Dennis Carr (CCL 2019) has been named Chief Curator of American Art at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens!  Carr will join The Huntington from the MFA Boston, where he has served as the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture since 2007. While at the ... Read More >

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2019-10-09

Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) Named Deputy Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts

Congratulations to Judith Dolkart (CCL 2013) who has been named Deputy Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts!  Dolkart has served as the director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts since 2014. Prior to joining the Addison Gallery, Dolkart was the deputy director of ... Read More >

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2019-08-23

Rochelle Steiner (CCL 2009) Named Chief Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs at Palm Springs Art Museum

Rochelle Steiner (CCL 2009) has been named Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs at the Palm Springs Art Museum!  Rochelle comes to the Palm Springs Art Museum from the Vancouver Art Gallery, where she serves as the associate director and chief curator. Rochelle has also held posts at the Roski ... Read More >