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October 12, 2007

Moore College of Art & Design presents Curating and Education

Moore College of Art & Design
Curating and Education

Moore College of Art & Design

20th and The Parkway

Philadelphia, PA 19103

http://www.moore.edu

The Galleries at Moore in conjunction with Moore College of Art and Design’s new BFA in Curatorial Studies present Curating and Education the second in an ongoing series of public conversations about issues and ideas in contemporary curatorial practice. Through a series of paired conversations with an international roster of distinguished panelists, we will discuss the creative nexus between curating and education. Questions to be considered include: What do the growing number of projects in which curators are creating educational forums as exhibitions suggest about opening up the creative exchange between curating and education? Given the institutional hierarchies that often impede creative collaboration between curators and educators, how can curating and education work together as powerful laboratories for the production of ideas? What is at stake and what is possible?

Participants:

EUNGIE JOO

Director & Curator of Education and Public Programs at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; former Director/Curator of the Gallery at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) in Los Angeles

JANET KAPLAN

Professor of Art History and Director of the BFA in Curatorial Studies at Moore College of Art & Design

MARIA LIND

Incoming Director of the graduate program at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, New York; currently Director of IASPIS (International Artist Studio Program in Sweden) in Stockholm

PAULA MARINCOLA

Director of the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative and the Heritage Philadelphia Program, at the Philadelphia Center for Arts and Heritage, of The Pew Charitable Trusts

LORIE MERTES

Director and Chief Curator of The Galleries at Moore; former Assistant Director of Special Projects and Curator at Miami Art Museum

PEPON OSORIO

Professor at Tyler School of the Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia; former artist-in-residence with Philadelphia Department of Human Services

IRIT ROGOFF

Professor of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths College, University of London; curator of “Academy – Learning from the Museum,” Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

FRANKLIN SIRMANS

Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Menil Collection, Houston; Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

WENDY WOON

The Edward John Noble Foundation Deputy Director for Education at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Program

10-11am : Institutions and alternatives: What is at stake?

Pepon Osorio and Wendy Woon

11-12noon : Education as exhibition

Eungie Joo and Irit Rogoff

12-1:30pm: Lunch on your own (boxed lunches available in Moore’s cafeteria)

1:30-2:30pm : Public engagement and questions of access

Lorie Mertes and Franklin Sirmans

2:30-3:30pm: Complexities of participation

Maria Lind and Paula Marincola

3:30-4:30pm: Plenary and audience Q&A

Moderator Janet Kaplan

4:30pm: Reception

The program is free but pre-registration via e-mail is requested for planning purposes. PLEASE RSVP BY OCTOBER 19, 2007

[email protected]

This program is made possible through support from Frances and Bayard Storey.

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