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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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2018-06-04

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 the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. This fifth iteration of the program will bring ... Read More >

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2018-06-01

Stephanie Tung (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2015) named Assistant Curator, Exhibitions Research and Publishing at the Peabody Essex Museum

Stephanie Tung, a participant in the 2015 CCL/Mellon Seminar program, has been named Assistant Curator, Exhibitions Research and Publishing at the Peabody Essex Museum. Tung is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at Princeton University, finishing her dissertation “Pictorial China: Art Photography in Republican Era China, 1923 — 1932.”. She specializes in Chinese ... Read More >

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2018-05-24

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 of the program and explored various models of museum leadership. Through Houston’s rich cultural landscape ... Read More >

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2018-05-04

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston names Reto Thüring (CCL 2016) as Chair, Linde Family Wing of Contemporary Art and Arthur K. Solomon Curator of Modern Art

We are delighted for Reto Thüring (CCL 2016), who will be joining the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as its Chair, Linde Family Wing of Contemporary Art and Arthur K. Solomon Curator of Modern Art. Since 2012, Reto has been a curator at The Cleveland Museum of Art, where he most recently chaired ... Read More >

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2018-05-03

CCL Releases 2017 Annual Report

The Center for Curatorial Leadership celebrates its tenth anniversary with its 2017 Annual Report The Center for Curatorial Leadership's (CCL) 2017 Annual Report commemorates the organization's tenth year of training art museum curators to become visionary and effective leaders. The Annual Report includes summaries of the 2017 CCL Fellowship and CCL/Mellon Foundation ... Read More >

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2018-04-30

Curatorial Chat | Zoë Ryan at the helm of the Art Institute’s architecture and design department

Zoë Ryan joined the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006 as the inaugural Neville Bryan Curator of Design, and in 2011 was named chair of the Department of Architecture and Design. Ryan’s tenure marked an expanded scope for the museum and its collection with the introduction of design to the ... Read More >

Core Advancement

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 >