Special contribution by Amy Fung I went to live and work in Scotland (a nation and not a country) for six months this past year on an arts writing and curating fellowship. The food was bad, the people solid, and the best art show I saw was German. The overall experience of being on a writing/curating fellowship sounds better than […]

The document below, being circulated by the Kamloops Art Gallery in Canada, poses some incisive questions that many cultural institutions, not just museums in small cities, are facing. Input from curators on some of these issues would greatly benefit this study. Full text follows: Dynamic Art Museums in Small Cities The Board of Trustees of the Kamloops Art Gallery, a […]

I’m proud to announce the (semi-recent) launch of my latest curatorial effort. In-Site Montreal is a collection of site-specific art presented on the portal pages of five wireless internet hotspots in the Ile Sans Fil network. Artists Nicolas Fleming, Maria Legault, and Virginie Laganiere have created art works that can be viewed simply by logging in to the Ile Sans […]

There is an article on the “DiY curating” scene in Seattle by Regina Hackett in a recent issue of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Opening tomorrow at the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas is a show that has been curated by the public. “Gems of the Collection: Community as Curator” was “curated” by local residents by answering a survey that the museum had produced. …it presents 80 exceptional artifacts — paintings, gems, minerals, textiles, furniture, gowns and one-of-a-kind objects — that have stayed […]

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