Akili Tommasino joined the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as Associate Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art in fall 2018. Previously, he was a curatorial assistant at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and a Fulbright Fellow at the Centre Pompidou - Musée national d’art moderne in Paris. He is completing a PhD in History of Art and Architecture through Harvard University, where he earned his MA and BA. Summer 2018 marked the second iteration of the Prep for Prep/Sotheby's Summer Art Academy, which Tommasino founded with the support of Sotheby's to give New York City high school students of color an early window into the art world and to promote diversity in the field.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art! Most recently, Akili served as Associate Curator in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining the MFA, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the ... Read More >
Akili Tomassino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named the new Associate Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Most recently, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, where he organized the exhibition "Projects 101: Lone ... Read More >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) announced today the inaugural class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, a new program that exposes art history doctoral students to the daily challenges and strategic questions of museum practice. Generously supported by a two-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ... Read More >