Curators

Art Fund to help curators from UK's regional museums to visit London Gallery Weekend

Eighteen institutions from Aberdeen to St Ives have been granted funds to help with travel and accommodation

Kyiv museum curators bravely criticise war by telling stories of its collection's historic objects

Online articles by staff at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine show how items resonate with the war-torn country

A world of possibility: Cecilia Alemani, the curator of the 2022 Venice Biennale, discusses the show

The Italian curator, who has organised exhibitions and events throughout the world, reveals the thinking behind her female-dominated exhibition The Milk of Dreams

German museums offer curator jobs to Ukrainian and Russian refugees

Berlin-based Ernst von Siemens Art Foundation is supporting roles for a one-year period

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art brings in new curatorial leadership

René Morales of the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Jamillah James of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, will fill key vacancies at the MCA

Achim Borchardt-Hume (1965-2021): an appreciation

The untimely death of the distinguished Tate Modern curator, who died last week at the age of 56, "leaves an enormous gap", writes former Tate director Nicholas Serota

US collectors aim to give Indigenous Australian curators 'a seat at the table' with fundraising sale of $1.5m Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri painting

L. John and Barbara Wilkerson are selling Two Men Dreaming at Kuluntjarranya via Melbourne gallery to fund new arts leadership education programme in the US

National Gallery of Art recruits the first woman and person of colour to serve as its chief curator

As the museum commits itself to diversity, E. Carmen Ramos, a curator of Latino art, will be “the principal architect of the visitor experience”

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Curator Meg Onli wins inaugural prize aimed at advancing racial equity in the arts

The $75,000 Figure Skating Prize will be awarded annually to a Black artist, curator or scholar

British Museum hires curator to research history of its collection, also covering contested objects such as the Parthenon Marbles

"Issues such as the role of the slave trade and empire… will be relevant to some of the research undertaken," a museum spokeswoman says

'Constantly curious, uninterested in the market-led view': pioneering curator and writer Guy Brett has died, aged 78

His influential texts and exhibitions looked beyond Europe and the US to art from Latin America and Asia

Tate suspends curator for publicly criticising its decision to delay Guston show

Mark Godfrey has been disciplined after posting a long statement on his Instagram account describing postponement as "extremely patronising to viewers"

Wanted—curator of the British Pavilion at Venice Biennale (who will work for £12,500)

Hong Kong-based data analytics chief Shane Akeroyd will sponsor the associate curator post for a ten-year period

How to organise a biennial in the Covid era

Bangkok Art Biennale director on grappling with coronavirus constraints and displaying "sensitive" works

Venice Biennale awards Golden Lions to the late curators Okwui Enwezor and Germano Celant

Honour bestowed on four previous artistic directors of the international exhibition

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer turns curator for Dusseldorf museum

Exhibition will recall the “intense and wonderful” 1990s fashion scene with photographs by Juergen Teller, Corinne Day and Karl Lagerfeld

German curator kidnapped in Iraq is free again

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas voices “relief” at release of Hella Mewis, an arts manager living in Baghdad who works to promote young Iraqi artists

German curator kidnapped in central Baghdad

Hella Mewis, who works to promote young Iraqi artists, was abducted yesterday by unidentified men in the centre of the city

Curators at Guggenheim demand ‘urgent’ reforms of racial inequities at museum

In a letter to management, they call for minority hiring efforts and an inquiry into the treatment of guest curator

What has the art world been reading during the coronavirus lockdown? Part two

Curators, directors and art historians tell us about the books they have been reading and revisiting

The show must go on: what American curators are up to in isolation

How have curators been filling their time while their museums remain closed? Creatively, it turns out

What is the art world reading during the coronavirus lockdown?

Curators and directors tell us about their new favourite books as The Art Newspaper launches its Book Club

Critics demand explanation after quiet departures of Museo Jumex’s curator and director

Faults including a lack of transparency and a capricious programme have been cited following a change in management at the private museum

Are three heads better than one? How to run a museum as a collective

Curatorial group WHW (What, How & for Whom), who are joint directors of Vienna’s Kunsthalle, on their experimental approach to museum leadership and exhibitions

Face-off with a founding father: Brooklyn honours African art by placing it amidst its other collections

New exhibition seeks to “fill in the blanks that are still present in museums and art history books”

Tschabalala Self and radical figurative painting

The US artist discusses figurative painting ahead of her Whitechapel show; plus, why pregnancy was rarely depicted in the art of the past

Don't be angry that Tate's 'Head of Coffee' gets £39,500—be mad that salaries in both hospitality and the arts aren't higher

The London museum's job advert has upset the art world but these industries should not be pitted against one another, says barista Celeste Wong

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The Getty Museum curator who hired the Rolling Stones for 15 shillings a head

Self-taught Gillian Wilson put together the 20th century’s best collection of French decorative arts