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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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2018-04-30

Rochelle Steiner (CCL 2009) named Associate Director & Chief Curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Congratulations to Rochelle Steiner (CCL 2009), who has been named the new Associate Director & Chief Curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Since 2010, Steiner has been a professor of critical studies at the USC Roski School of Art and Design, and previously held curatorial and directorial positions at Public Art Fund, Serpentine Galleries, ... Read More >

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2018-04-25

Program Highlights | 2018 MoMA International Curatorial Institute Convenes Curators of Modern and Contemporary Art

Highlights from the two-week intensive organized by The Museum of Modern Art with the Center for Curatorial Leadership This March, the 2018 MoMA International Curatorial Institute for Modern and Contemporary Art brought together 11 curators from institutions around the globe for a two-week leadership intensive in New York City. This fourth iteration ... Read More >

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2018-02-09

Sarah Schleuning (CCL 2015) Named The Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Dallas Museum of Art

Sarah Schleuning (CCL 2015) has been named The Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Dallas Museum of Art. Sarah joins the Dallas Museum of Art from the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, where she oversaw collecting and exhibitions of decorative arts and design. Her slate of ... Read More >

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2018-01-31

Program Highlights | 2018 Fellows Complete January Session of the CCL Fellowship

Highlights from the two-week January intensive of the Center for Curatorial Leadership annual leadership program This January, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed its eleventh class of Fellows for a two-week leadership intensive in New York City. A group of twelve curators from institutions across the United States convened ... Read More >

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2017-12-21

Jon Seydl (CCL 2014) named Director of the Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion and Jay Clarke (CCL 2016) named Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawing, The Art Institute of Chicago

Two great pieces of news out of Illinois: Jon Seydl (CCL 2014) has been named Director of the Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Jay Clarke (CCL 2016) has been appointed Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings at The Art Institute of Chicago! Jon ... Read More >

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2017-11-01

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2018 Fellows

Twelve Curators Selected for 2018 Leadership Training Program The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has selected twelve curators to participate in its annual fellowship program for 2018. The incoming class of Fellows will join the organization in New York City in January for an initial two weeks of instruction, followed ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2017-10-26

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth names Lee Hallman (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) Associate Curator, Collection Research

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has named Lee Hallman (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) Associate Curator, Collection Research. Lee participated in the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2016 and, this year, received her Ph.D. from The Graduate Center, CUNY. She specializes in twentieth-century art, and will bring her curatorial knowledge ... Read More >

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2017-09-19

Graham Boettcher (CCL 2014) named R. Hugh Daniel Director, Birmingham Museum of Art

Graham Boettcher (CCL 2014) has been named the next R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art. Graham joined the museum in 2006 as Luce Foundation Curatorial Fellow of American Art and served most recently as Deputy Director and The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art. Following an ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2017-09-14

Kjell Wangensteen (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014 named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Newfields

Kjell Wangensteen (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. In 2014, Kjell participated in the inaugural CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program included coursework, visits to collections and exhibitions around NYC, conversations with cultural leaders, mentorship from The ... Read More >

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2017-08-24

Leah Dickerman (CCL 2012) appointed as MoMAs first Director of Editorial & Content Strategy

Congratulations to Leah Dickerman (CCL 2012) on her appointment as MoMA The Museum of Modern Art's first Director of Editorial & Content Strategy. Leading forward MoMA's new creative team, Leah will work to integrate the museum's mission and goals across future exhibition projects and related content. Previously serving as the Marlene Hess ... Read More >