New York Art Residency and Studios Foundation: Emerging Curator Program Deadline: Friday, March 1 2013 The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is pleased to announce its third annual Emerging Curator Open Call. The Emerging Curator Program offers an opportunity for an individual to organize a conceptually cohesive group show at the NARS Foundation Gallery. The aim of […]

– Karen Love (Manager of Curatorial Affairs at Vancouver Art Gallery) has written this excellent primer for emerging curators, the Curatorial Toolkit. (PDF download). It’s very interesting to look over the bones of our profession, see what the essential, common sense information that we should be imparting to younger generations is. Especially since, with the proliferation of curatorial studies in […]

For its inaugural presentation, and in the spirit of championing emerging talent, the Flash Forward Festival is proud to announce this call for proposals from emerging Canadian curators to program the Outdoor Canadian Exhibition component of the festival. The chosen candidate will be awarded the privilege of mounting a group show featuring the work of emerging Canadian photographers. Full entry […]

Salon Contemporary, located in London’s Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, is hosting a competition for aspiring curators. This competition will feature a series of pop-up galleries across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), each lasting 1 week to 2 months. These pop-ups will take place in sites left empty by the recession, and each will combine different elements of […]

European Course for Contemporary Art Curators Visiting Professor Charles Esche Visiting Artist Nedko Solakov 9 – 19 October 2008 Milan, Italy Deadline for the applications: 16 June 2008 The Province of Milan, the Fondazione Antonio Ratti, and the Delegation of the European Commission in Milan promote the second edition of the European Course of Contemporary Art Curators (CECAC). […]

Categories: emerging, milan, opportunity

The inaugural Best Art Practices award for young curators has just announced the winners of this year’s competition. The jury received 132 applications from 32 countries in 5 continents. Their press statement (re-arranged a bit, and with URLs added by myself) follows: The purpose of the Best Art Practices Award, announced by the Italian Culture Department of the Autonomous Province […]

Categories: award, emerging

Smack Mellon, based in Brooklyn, NY, is accepting proposals from emerging curators for its emerging artists summer show. Smack Mellon’s mission is to nurture and support emerging, under-recognized mid-career and women artists in the creation and exhibition of new work by providing exhibition opportunities, studio workspace, and access to equipment and technical assistance for the realization of ambitious projects. The […]

Categories: brooklyn, emerging, opportunity

De Appel is a contemporary arts centre, located in the heart of Amsterdam. Over the 25 years of its existence it has been operating on an international level and for 10 years de Appel has been running a renowned Curatorial Training Programme. In September 2007, the new version of the eight – month long Curatorial Programme of de Appel, with […]

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