20th Anniversary Weekend

This summer, the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College commemorates its 20th Anniversary year witha program of new exhibitions, a curatorial conference, a series of performances in the CCS Bard Galleries and the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, and the launch of a new publication: Interiors, the first edition of the new CCS Readers Series.  

Having opened its doors in 1992, CCS Bard now has more than 200 graduates worldwide, and has developed into one of the world’s most innovative research and exhibition centers dedicated to contemporary art and its role in our society.  Please join us this June as we celebrate two decades of curatorial education and contemporary art programming.  All events are free and open to the public.

Conference: June 22 and June 23

Exhibitions Opening reception, Saturday, June 23, 2012, 1 – 5 pm
Free bus to the opening reception from New York City.  Please call 845.758.7598 or write ccs@bard.edu for reservations and details. 

Performances: June 23, 2 – 5 pm, CCS Bard Galleries, and Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, 7 – 9 pm


CCS Bard Galleries
CCS Bard Galleries, 1 – 5 pm
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College, 7 – 9 pm
Reservations for Fisher Center performances required; free tickets available at brownpapertickets.

Wynne Greenwood
Trajal Harrell
H.E.N.S. (Arlen Austin & Jason Boughton)
Jacqueline Humphries
Brennan Gerard & Ryan Kelly
Chelsea Knight (with Elise Rasmussen)
Pam Lins
Scott Lyall
Tere O’Connor
Mai-Thu Perret
Sarah Pierce
Elisabeth Subrin
Yes! Association  
Curated by Johanna Burton


From 199A to 199B: Liam Gillick

Hessel Museum of Art
Curated by Tom Eccles


Why New Forms?
A Curatorial Conference 

June 22 and 23, 2012
Bertelsmann Campus Center, Bard College
Organized by CCS Bard alumni/ae Dan Byers, The Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, and Ruba Katrib, Curator, SculptureCenter

For more information about CCS Bard’s 20th Anniversary Weekend, please call 845.758.7598, or write ccs@bard.edu.