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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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2017-08-09

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 >

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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 >

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2017-06-15

Toby Kamps (CCL 2015) Named the Jane Dale Owen Director and Chief Curator of the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston

Congratulations to Toby Kamps (CCL 2015), who has been named the Jane Dale Owen Director and Chief Curator of the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. Toby joins the now-27 CCL alumni currently serving as directors of cultural institutions. Most recently Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Menil Collection, Toby has ... Read More >

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2017-06-08

CCL To Convene Fourth Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice

The Center for Curatorial Leadership Selects Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students for its 2017 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will host fifteen art history doctoral students for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Building on the success of the first ... Read More >

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2017-06-02

Valerie Cassel Oliver (CCL 2009) Appointed Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

A warm congratulations to Valerie Cassel Oliver (CCL 2009) on her appointment as Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts! Most recently Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Valerie completed the CCL fellowship in 2009, which included mentorship ... Read More >

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2017-06-01

Program Highlights | The Tenth Annual CCL Fellowship Concludes in NYC

Highlights from the concluding weeklong intensive of the Center for Curatorial Leadership The Center for Curatorial Leadership’s (CCL) 2017 Fellows convened this May for a one-week intensive in New York City. As a culmination of their five months in the fellowship, these twelve inspired curators participated in a targeted selection ... Read More >

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2017-03-21

Stephanie D’Alessandro Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art and Curator in Charge of the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art at the Met

Stephanie D’Alessandro (CCL 2011) has been appointed Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art and Curator in Charge of the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Since 1998, Stephanie has organized renowned exhibitions at The ... Read More >

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2017-03-08

Reto Thüring (CCL 2016) and Theresa Papanikolas (CCL 2016) Promoted to Leadership Positions

Curators Reto Thüring and Theresa Papanikolas have each been promoted to positions of greater leadership within their respective institutions. Reto Thüring (CCL 2016) has been named the Chair of Modern, Contemporary, and Decorative Art, and Performing Arts and Curator of Contemporary Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art. Since joining the ... Read More >