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20 Jun 2022—23 Jun 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD International Trip: documenta, Kassel

Monday 20 June – Thursday 23 June Please join us for a trip to documenta 15 in Kassel. The documenta 15 is under the artistic direction of ruangrupa, a collective of…

Joy Gregory the Sweetest Thing
26 May 2022 Curator's CPD Programme, Talks & Events

Hosting Artists 2, Museums Residencies

The seminar CPD Hosting Artists 2: Museums Residencies is a collaboration between the Contemporary Art Society and Delfina Foundation. Together with museum professionals working with collections we ask what it…

gasworks
11 May 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD in London

Wednesday 11 May 2022 14.00 – 18.30 CPD in London  Join us for a field trip to London to visit international artists. Starting in October Gallery with a presentation of…

24 March 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD: Hosting Artists 1

Contemporary Art Society is collaborating with FRANK on the first session of its “Hosting” series. FRANK stands for fair practice in the arts and fair pay for artists. FRANK, at…

Photograph of Ladi Kwali taken by W.A. Ismay. Image courtesy of York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)
23 February 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD Ceramics Day

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £20 for non-members. Lunch included We will start the morning with a tour of Body, Vessel, Clay; Black Women, Ceramics & Contemporary Art at Two Temple Place…

L-R: Ngaire Blankenberg, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington D.C.; Melanie Keen, Director of the Wellcome Collection in London; Gaylene Gould, author, broadcaster and curator
1 December 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Leading the Work: Embedding Anti-Racism and Decolonisation in Museum Practice

An online peer-support and discussion forum for leaders in museums and galleries This final workshop in the Doing the Work series is aimed specifically at those working in leadership roles.…

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.

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