26 March 2018
This month, Katie Boyce explains how an early appreciation for creating art turned into a passion for curating exhibitions, and speaks about bringing together Rugby’s collection with loans from the National Portrait Gallery and The Lowry in the upcoming show About Face, supported by Art Fund’s Weston Loan Programme.
26 February 2018
This month’s curator ran a successful fundraising campaign through our Art Happens crowdfunding platform for the exhibition Street Fans. Here he tells us about the experience of curating in a small museum dedicated to one beautiful, yet niche, art form.
7 February 2018
From delving into Glasgow’s art scene while at university through to co-curating the Turner Prize, Laura Smith tells us about her diverse curatorial career, revealing how an idea in a job interview turned into a fully fledged exhibition.
3 November 2017
From interning in his native Portugal to being a senior curator at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Miguel Amado shares his thoughts on the why curatorial practice is best informed by political activism and challenging societal and artistic norms.
15 September 2017
From running a small gallery in Brighton to joining Art Fund, Robert Dingle shares his thoughts on balancing independent curatorial practice with a full-time job in the arts.
10 August 2017
From Beamish to the Biennale, curator Hannah Firth tells us about her journey, her inspirations and the collaborative spirit behind Cardiff's arts centre, Chapter.
14 July 2017
The Collections Engagement Officer at Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh talks us through her latest exhibition, working at the dog collar museum, and the challenges facing museums.
12 June 2017
Olivia Ahmad discusses curating and celebrating the UK's rich history of illustration and graphic arts.
4 May 2017
Karin Walton tells us about the challenge of having to move more than 5,000 glass and ceramic items and shares other highlights of her long career.
5 April 2017
Christopher Young on how Art Fund's Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant helped him research Colonel Gilbert Ormerod Spence's watercolours.
7 March 2017
Curator of the new Lace in Fashion exhibition picks her highlights from Bath Fashion Museum's extensive lace archives and encourages young curators to stick at it.
13 February 2017
From curating Constable to installing art in 10 Downing Street, in this month's interview, Emma Roodhouse talks about her career so far and offers advice to aspiring curators.
4 January 2017
In this month's interview, Alistair Murphy discusses dinosaurs, music and the pull of the sea.
5 December 2016
Sophie Williamson discusses her Gasworks Fellowship Programme and advises young curators to leave London.
2 November 2016
Mia Jackson shares her journey from volunteer at the British Museum to curator of collections at English Heritage.
7 October 2016
This Black History Month, we speak to Black Art curator Carol Thompson about the projects she's been working on.
1 September 2016
Lorna Hogger shares her journey from intern at the Wordsworth Trust to Curator of Fine Art at York Art Gallery.
3 August 2016
The chief curator of Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums shares her career highlights and talks about the importance of tenacity in the art world.
5 July 2016
The curator, who is a recent Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant winner, shares her career advice and explains why she loves working in Hastings.
1 June 2016
Thanks to a Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant, Gemma Brace travelled to Jamaica with the curators of the forthcoming exhibition Jamaican Pulse. Here, she talks of the challenges and highlights of her career.
3 May 2016
With colleague and curator of fashion & textiles Martin Pel, Helen Mears is co-curator of the exhibition Fashion Cities Africa. She talks about the difficulties in curating ethnographic collections and channeling her love of fashion into her work.
1 April 2016
David Elliott is the curator of Art from Elsewhere, a touring exhibition of major international works collected via an Art Fund scheme. He talks to us about the highlights and challenges of his 40-plus years as a curator, writer and historian.
1 March 2016
The head of partnerships at Wysing Arts Centre talks about doing what you love.
5 February 2016
The contemporary art curator at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, talks about breaking into the industry.
8 January 2016
The head of exhibitions at Towner, Eastbourne, talks about the importance of collaboration.
2 December 2015
December’s curator of the month is responsible for the National Gallery’s acclaimed current Goya exhibition. Here, he talks about taking risks.
4 November 2015
The photography curator, who is our curatorial fellow at the V&A and Nottingham Castle, explains why curation should never be your plan b.
6 October 2015
The curator and former artist talks about why it's important to carve out your own space in the arts, and why there's no such thing as 'free time'.
3 September 2015
In our new regular feature, we interview a curator about careers, favourite objects and exhibition tips. Andrew Woods tells us how he ended up working with treasure at York Museums Trust – and why it's important to learn from other curators.