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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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The 2020 Center for Curatorial Leadership Fellows. Top row from left: Ian Alteveer, Esther Bell, Connie Butler, Kristen Collins, Anne Ellgood, Turry Flucker. Bottom row from left: Silvia Forni, Aimée Froom, Madhuvanti Ghose, Anna Marley, Asma Naeem, Maurita Poole.

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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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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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 >

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2017-03-02

Brooklyn Museum Appoints Susan Greenberg Fisher (CCL 2016) as Director of Collections

The Brooklyn Museum has appointed Susan Greenberg Fisher (CCL 2016) as Director of Collections at the Brooklyn Museum. In this newly created position, Fisher will be responsible for the care, study, and presentation of the Museum's extensive collection as well as acquisitions and long-term exhibitions across curatorial departments. Fisher participated in the 2016 CCL fellowship ... Read More >

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2017-02-09

Program Highlights | CCL Concludes January Session of Its Tenth Annual Leadership Fellowship

Highlights from the two-week January intensive of the Center for Curatorial Leadership For two weeks in January, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) hosted its tenth class of Fellows for their leadership intensive in New York City. A cohort of twelve curators from institutions across North America came together for ... Read More >

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2016-11-16

Kimberli Gant (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Appointed McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Chrysler Museum of Art

Kimberli Gant (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been appointed McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Chrysler Museum of Art. Currently the Mellon Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Arts of Global Africa at the Newark Museum and a doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at Austin, Kimberli completed the CCL/Mellon Foundation ... Read More >

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2016-11-03

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2017 Fellows

Twelve Curators Announced for Tenth Annual Intensive Training Program The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has announced its tenth class of curatorial fellows as the organization celebrates one decade of training prepared and inspired museum leaders. The 2017 class includes twelve esteemed curators from across North America and signals the ... Read More >

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2016-10-11

Curatorial Chat | Eva Respini on rethinking the promise of a ‘contemporary’ collection

  Eva Respini began as the Barbara Lee Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) in March 2015. Since then, she has been mounting an ambitious program of temporary exhibitions alongside installations drawn from the ICA’s growing permanent collection. Respini’s current exhibition, First Light: A Decade of Collecting ... Read More >

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2016-10-04

Brady Roberts (CCL 2014) Named Executive Director/CEO of the Vero Beach Museum of Art

Brady Roberts (CCL 2014) has been named Executive Director/CEO of the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Roberts joins the museum next month following a prolific tenure at the Milwaukee Art Museum, where he has served as Chief Curator since 2009. Chairwoman Sandra Rolf explains that "Brady brings considerable curatorial and senior leadership experience ... Read More >

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2016-09-08

Aimee Marcereau DeGalan (CCL 2014) Appointment Louis L. and Adelaide C. Ward Senior Curator of European Arts at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Aimee Marcereau DeGalan (CCL 2014) has been appointed as the Louis L. and Adelaide C. Ward Senior Curator of European Arts at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Aimee participated in the CCL fellowship while serving as the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at The Dayton Art Institute; shortly thereafter, she was named ... Read More >

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2016-08-08

Program Highlights | 2016 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Highlights from the Third Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice Over the course of two weeks in July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed fifteen art history doctoral students to New York for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Now in its third year, the program exposes ... Read More >

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2016-08-02

Rich Aste (CCL 2016) Named Director of the McNay Art Museum

Rich Aste (CCL 2016) has been appointed Director of the McNay Art Museum. Following four years as an Associate Curator at the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Rich joined the Brooklyn Museum in 2010 where he most recently served as Curator of European Art and Managing Curator, Arts of the Americas and ... Read More >