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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In this interview, Bill Arning, the curator of exhibitions at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, and Patricia Fuller, curator of public art, discuss MIT’s public art collection. The collection was recently named one of the ten best campus art collections in the United States by Public Art Review. The interview is brief, which makes the comments on conservation of […]

Two articles came out over the weekend featuring two curators: Fumio Nanjo and Douglas Fogle. Nanjo is the curator of the Singapore Biennale that opened today. Fogle is the curator of the 2008 Carnegie International. Both articles had the curators speaking about the influence of the city on the shows they curated (or in Fogle’s case, the show he is […]

Curator Dianne Vanderlip is featured in this Denver Post story. Vanderlip has brought more than 7,000 works to Denver on an acquisitions budget of exactly zero. It’s something nobody mentioned when she was hired. “I was in Philadelphia and Denver kept calling and calling,” she recalled. She’d never been to the city, but her husband, an architect, had a meeting […]