Posts tagged "Curator of the month"

Curator of the Month: Grace Davies, National Trust

30 July 2019

Grace Davies tells us about working with artists who push boundaries, and gives an insight into the National Trust's People's Landscapes programme, which explores stories of social change connected to the British landscape.

Curator of the Month: Katie Bruce, GoMA, Glasgow

26 February 2019

Producer curator at Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Katie Bruce talks about collaborating with an exciting team and the benefits of being part of a curatorial network.

Curator of the Month: Jan Freedman, Plymouth Museum

25 June 2018

This month’s curator was recently the recipient of a Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant. Here he explains how a childhood love of dinosaurs and a chance meeting with a curator inspired him to work with museum collections.

Curator of the Month: Susan Lord, Bury Art Museum

25 May 2018

This month’s curator was recently the recipient of a Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant from Art Fund. Here she gives us an insight into switching from a career in fashion design to working in museums and galleries.

Curator of the Month: Katie Boyce, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

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.

Curator of the Month: Jacob Moss, The Fan Museum

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.

Curator of the Month: Laura Smith

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.

Curator of the Month: Miguel Amado

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.

Curator of the Month: Robert Dingle

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.

Curator of the Month: Hannah Firth

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.

Curator of the Month: Alice Sage

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.

Curator of the month: Gemma Brace, RWA

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.

Curator of the month: Helen Mears, Royal Pavilion & Museums

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.

Curator of the month: David Elliott, independent curator

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.

Curator of the month: Andrew Woods, York Museums Trust

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.

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