In-Conversation: “Museum Directors on the Curatorial Role”

In-Conversation: “Museum Directors on the Curatorial Role”

Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and AAMC Foundation

AAMC & AAMC Foundation 2016 annual conference & meeting. Photo: Lynn Lane Photography. Courtesy of AAMC & AAMC Foundation.
September 5, 2016
In-Conversation: “Museum Directors on the Curatorial Role”

Monday, September 26, 2016, 6:30–9pm

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Four museum directors, new to the Boston area, discuss the role of the art museum curator. Join moderator John Ravenal (deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum) and panelists Martha Tedeschi (Harvard Art Museums) and Matthew Teitelbaum (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) for lively conversation on their views of the curatorial profession—the challenges and opportunities; balances in presenting western/non-western and modern/non-modern; and how the role of curator has changed, what should change, and what lies ahead.

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About the In-Conversation series
The AAMC Foundation regional programming, In-Conversation, collaborates with our leadership, and prominent voices within local communities for dialogues on pressing issues within the curatorial profession, museum network, and broader visual arts world. Through hosting regional programming, AAMC & AAMC Foundation will further our initiatives of advocacy and diversity, connect members in regional areas, and support our overall mission.

Each evening series includes a discussion and reception. Our current locations include NYC, June 2016; Boston, September 2016; Washington, DC, November 2016; Los Angeles, winter, 2017; and Toronto, summer, 2017. Click here to read more about our June panel held at The Frick Collection, In-Conversation: “Preventing Looting: What Curators and All Museum Staff Can Do.”


This In-Conversation is open to current AAMC members and guests, with a limited number of student tickets available. Student registration opens September 1. Registration for all tickets closes Friday, September 23.

Registration fee
25 USD for AAMC Members
30 USD for Non-Members

Free for students, limited capacity. To register as a student, please email [email protected].
To learn more about AAMC Membership, you may visit our Join page here.

More information
Contact: [email protected]

AAMC Foundation’s In-Conversation series is generously supported in part by Christie’s.

In-Conversation series
The program is organized and presented by the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) & AAMC Foundation. We are grateful to Christie’s for their support of our joint program. The AAMC & AAMC Foundation is not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the In-Conversation: “Museum Directors on the Curatorial Role” a Harvard University program or activity. The information presented here is subject to change without notice. The organizers assume no responsibility for any errors that may appear here, and in no event shall the organizers be liable for incidental or consequential damages arising from use of this document or other program-related material. This document and parts thereof must not be reproduced or copied without the organizers providing written permission, and contents thereof must not be imparted to a third party nor be used for any unauthorized purpose.


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