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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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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 >

Core Advancement

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 >

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2017-08-09

Center for Curatorial Leadership Launches Publication Series with "Know Before You Go" Booklet

New Publication by Kimerly Rorschach Outlines Issues for Consideration by Potential Art Museum Directors The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the launch of a new publication series with the inaugural booklet Know Before You Go: Some Questions a Potential Art Museum Director Should Ask. Written by Kimerly ... Read More >

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2017-08-03

Program Highlights | 2017 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Highlights from the Fourth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This summer, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) hosted fifteen art history doctoral students in New York City for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Designed to offer emerging scholars the knowledge and skills to pursue curatorial work, ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2017-06-21

Musée d'Orsay Appoints Sylvie Patry (CCL 2014) as Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Collections

Sylvie Patry (CCL 2014) has been named Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and Collections at the Musée d'Orsay. Sylve has over a decade of experience at the Musée d'Orsay, where she served as Chief Curator of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings before moving to The Barnes Foundation as deputy director and chief curator. Her exhibition ... Read More >

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2017-06-21

Jason Busch named Director of Jason Jacques Gallery

Jason Busch (CCL 2013) has been named Director of the Jason Jacques Gallery in New York. Moving to the gallery of European ceramics from Sotheby's, where he most recently served as Division Director for Decorative Arts, Jason will focus on exhibitions, publications, and sales strategy. Reflecting on his time as a Fellow while chief ... Read More >