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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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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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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 >

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2016-07-17

Andrea Grover (CCL 2013) Appointed Executive Director of Guild Hall in East Hampton

We're thrilled to learn that Andrea Grover (CCL 2013) has been appointed Executive Director of Guild Hall of East Hampton, a position that she will begin in September. In 2011 Andrea joined the Parrish Art Museum as its Curator of Special Projects, where she spearheaded the museum's 'Platform' and 'Parrish Road Show' exhibition ... Read More >

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2016-06-15

CCL Announces Students for 2016 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Center for Curatorial Leadership Engages Next Generation of Museum Leaders Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students Selected for 2016 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice   This year, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomes its third class of art history doctoral students to the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The two-week ... Read More >

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2016-06-13

Olivier Meslay (CCL 2011) Selected as the Dena and Felda Hardymon Director at the The Clark Art Institute

Olivier Meslay (CCL 2011) has been selected as the Dena and Felda Hardymon Director at the The Clark Art Institute. Since 2009, Meslay has contributed to the exhibition program at the Dallas Museum of Art, serving most recently at the Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator for European and American Art ... Read More >

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2016-06-03

Program Highlights | CCL 2016 Draws To A Close in NYC

Highlights from the Final Week of CCL 2016 The conclusion of the 2016 CCL program took place in New York during the final week of May. Twelve curators—some local, others from as far as Hong Kong, London, and Honolulu—joined CCL in the city for six days of business coursework, meetings ... Read More >

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2016-03-09

Martha Tedeschi (CCL Class of 2012) Appointed Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of Harvard Art Museums

Congratulations to Martha Tedeschi (CCL Class of 2012) on being appointed Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the recently reinvented Harvard Art Museums. A distinguished curator and a visionary leader, Martha has piloted major initiatives at The Art Institute of Chicago, where she serves as Deputy Director for Art and Research. Committed ... Read More >

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2016-02-10

Jessica Todd Smith (CCL Class of 2013) Named Curator of American Art and Manager of the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

We are delighted to welcome Jessica Todd Smith (CCL Class of 2013) to the East Coast this July, when she assumes her new post as Curator of American Art and Manager of the Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Todd Smith has overseen the growing collection of ... Read More >