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1-54 African Art Fair at Somerset House, 2020
15 October 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Frieze Curator’s Programme

Open to Museum Members only. Lunch provided. On Friday 15 October the CAS will be leading tours of Frieze Art Fair and 1-54 African Art Fair for curators from CAS Museum…

Harold Offeh, Reading the Realness, 2017. Performed at Tintype Gallery with six students from Kingston University. Image courtesy: the artist and Tintype Gallery. Photo: Jo Addison
6 July 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work: Rethinking ‘Engagement’

Part of ‘Doing the Work’, an online CPD workshop series co-produced by the Contemporary Art Society and the Decolonising Arts Institute (University of the Arts London). Read more. Open to CAS Museum Members and professionals.…

Rina Banerjee, 'In turmeric Yellow, another world apart from ours, bathed in humans as resources, natural riches seated in natures warm throne, golden and delicious, encrusted in sugary plants and rambunctious animals waited, watched when small factories tired in the business of making money could not make me a mango' (2020). Acquired by the Contemporary Art Society for The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, 2020. Courtesy of the artist.
26 May 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work: Collecting Practices and Acquisition Strategies

Part of ‘Doing the Work’, an online CPD workshop series co-produced by the Contemporary Art Society and the Decolonising Arts Institute (University of the Arts London). Read more. Open to CAS Museum Members and professionals.…

Yinka Shonibare, Earth, 2010. Purchased with assistance from Art Fund, the Arts Council England/Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, the Contemporary Art Society and the Friends of Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage, 2018
27 April 2021 Curator's CPD Programme, Talks & Events

Doing the Work: Interpreting Artworks

Part of ‘Doing the Work’, an online CPD workshop series for curators co-produced by the Contemporary Art Society and the Decolonising Arts Institute (University of the Arts London). Read more. Open to CAS Museum…

Matthew Krishanu, Corvus, 2019. Installation view at The Stuart Hall Library, Iniva, London, 2019. Photograph by George Torode.
24 March 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work: Documenting Collections

Few resources are given to this area of museum work, and it has yet to become the subject of serious and sustained scrutiny in efforts to decolonise museums and root out racist museum practices.

Sonia Boyce, Six Acts, 2018, performance documentation at Manchester Art Gallery. Courtesy: the artist and Manchester Art Gallery; performer: Lasana Shabazz; photograph: Andrew Brooks
24 February 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work: Interventionist Practices

In this workshop we will consider the role of residencies and interventionist projects led by institutions and independent organisations.

Claudette Johnson, Standing Figure, 2017. Acquired by the CAS for Rugby Art Gallery and Museum through the Rapid Response Fund, 2020. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens, London. Photo: Andy Keate.
20 January 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work – Curation and Display: The Stories We Tell, the Knowledge We Produce

This first workshop in our ‘Doing the Work’ series will focus on curation and display in museums and galleries.

28 February 2020 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Arts podcasting

Over the course of the day, participants will be guided through the landscape of arts radio and podcasts.

Mark Wallinger, The World Turned Upside Down, 2019. Photographer - Damian Griffiths
7 February 2020 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD Study Day: Contemporary Art in the Urban Landscape

We will discuss public art and urban regeneration and question whether projects are led by a commitment to the community or whether they present corporate decoy strategies.

Lothar Götz, Dance Diagonal, Brewers Towner Commission. Towner Eastbourne, 2019. Photo by Eva Eastman
31 January 2020 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Conversations on Painting

This study day will focus on painting as conceptual practice and is structured as a series of conversations between artists, curators and academics

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Sekuru Koni, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Tyburn Gallery.
6 December 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Studio Visits at Gasworks, South London

Curator’s CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included This study day will start with lunch at the elegant Brunswick House, at which Alessio Antoniolli, director of Gasworks will introduce…

1 November 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Curating and Installing Digital Art

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included This study day aims to explore how institutions can adapt to the challenges of curating and installing art…

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