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Category: Curatorial Take

  • 6 Questions for a Curator: Katy Siegel

    We get a lot of questions about being a curator—everything from how does one become a curator to how do curators put together exhibitions. BMA Senior Research Curator and co-curator of Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art offered to answer some of the most frequently asked and most interesting questions we’ve received about curatorial work. Do […]

    Andrea Boston | 10.30.2019
  • Behind the Scenes: Curating Women Behaving Badly

    For the past six years, I’ve been an Art History graduate student at the University of Delaware and a resident of Baltimore. Though I live only a few blocks away from The Baltimore Museum of Art, it wasn’t until the summer of 2019, as the International Fine Print Dealers Association Curatorial Intern, that I was […]

    Jordan Hillman | 10.24.2019
  • Louisiana State Penitentiary’s Rodeo: A Spectator’s Account

    Although the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in 1865, it did not ban forced labor for men and women convicted of a crime, no matter how minor the offense. The nation’s largest maximum-security facility, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, bases its operations on this distinction. Roughly 6,500 men incarcerated at the facility are required to work onsite, […]

    Leslie Cozzi | 06.12.2019

In the Galleries: Children’s Takes on Contemporary Art

6 Questions for a Curator: Katy Siegel

Behind the Scenes: Curating Women Behaving Badly