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THE CENTER FOR CURATORIAL STUDIES AT BARD COLLEGE WILL PRESENT TWO PANELS ON THE TOPIC OF CURATORIAL EDUCATION IN EUROPE Participants include Norton Batkin, Beatrice von Bismarck, Dieter Bogner, Michael Fehr, Teresa Gleadowe, Maria Hlavajova, Ulrike Krem

Emily Darrow

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY—The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard will present two panel discussions on the topic of \"Artists/Curators/Museums: Curatorial Education in Europe\" on Friday, February 16, and Saturday, February 17. The panels on Friday and Saturday begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Weis Cinema of the Bertelsmann Campus Center and are free and open to the public.

Topics that will be explored by panelists include professional possibilities for curators of contemporary art, both inside and outside museums and other exhibiting institutions; the manner in which curators now are trained; and new prospects for curatorial training programs. The first session, on Friday afternoon, will be moderated by Norton Batkin, director of the graduate program, Center for Curatorial Studies; the second session, on Saturday afternoon, will be moderated by Robert Storr, senior curator, Museum of Modern Art, New York.

The two public panels are part of a three-day colloquium, \"Curatorial Training in Germany,\" presented by the Center for Curatorial Studies in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut of New York. The colloquium will explore the efforts to create formal curatorial training programs in Germany and the intellectual and institutional resistance to their formation in the past.

Participants in the panels include: Norton Batkin, director, Center for Curatorial Studies Graduate Program, Bard College; Beatrice von Bismarck, project director, Kunstraum der Universität Lüneburg; Dieter Bogner, director, Institut für Kulturwissenschaft, Vienna; Michael Fehr, director, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen; Teresa Gleadowe, course director, Visual Arts Administration, Royal College of Art, London; Maria Hlavajova, independent curator, Amsterdam; Ulrike Kremeier, artistic director, Plattform, Berlin; Robert Storr, senior curator, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Monika Wagner, professor of art history, Universität Hamburg; and Beat Wyss, director, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Stuttgart.

Colloquium Schedule:

Friday, February 16, Weis Cinema, Bertelsmann Campus Center
Welcome by Dr. Stephan Nobbe, Director, Goethe-Institut, New York
Session 1 "Artists/Curators/Museums: Curatorial Education in Europe"
Norton Batkin (moderator)
Panel 1 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Dieter Bogner and Teresa Gleadowe
Panel 2 from 4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.
Participants: Michael Fehr and Monika Wagner

Saturday, February 17, Weis Cinema, Bertelsmann Campus Center
Session 2 "Artists/Curators/Museums: Curatorial Education in Europe"
Robert Storr (moderator)
Panel 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Maria Hlavajova and Beat Wyss
Panel 2 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Beatrice von Bismarck and Ulrike Kremeier

For further information about the colloquium, call the Center for Curatorial Studies at 845-758-7598, or e-mail:


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This event was last updated on 03-02-2001