Layla Bermeo is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. Her dissertation, “Images without Borders: North American Art & the U.S.-Mexican War,” has been supported by fellowships from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. Layla is the co-creator of Harvard’s “Black History/Art History Lecture & Performance Series,” and she has worked in galleries and museums, including the Williams College Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
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 >
Kit Brooks (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) has been named Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art, formerly known as the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Brooks participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2016 and completed ... Read More >
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 >
Exciting news from Boston! The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has named Ethan Lasser (CCL 2018) chair of the department for Art of the Americas and promoted Layla Bermeo (Seminar 2016) to Associate Curator of Paintings. Ethan will begin his post at the MFA Boston in September after serving as Head, Division of European ... Read More >