2014 Events

November 24, 2014
3pm; St. John's University
Academic-Museum Collaborations: Educating for the Future
Former St. John's University Dean of The School of Education and Academic Vice President of the Staten Island campus at St. John's, Jerrold Ross, will give the opening keynote talk on "Reconconceptualizing and Strengthening Museum Partnerships," followed by a panel discussion with ICPP Director Sam Miller (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council), Carlo Lamagna (NYU Steinhardt), and Danielle Rice (Drexel University).

November 19, 2014
5-6:30pm; The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
Black Box/White Cube/Gray Matter
Kristy Edmunds (Executive and Artistic Director, Center for the Art of Performance, UCLA), Judy Hussie-Taylor (Executive Director, Danspace Project), and Sam Miller (President, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) discuss the current collisions between the moving body and the constraints of real and virtual space. Given the aspirations of so many artists today to cross discipline and institutional boundary, what does a curator need to know to be an effective connector between an artist’s vision and audience expectation?

November 17, 2014
2-3:30pm; National Performance Network (NPN) Annual Meeting
Idea Forum: Movable Parts: Who's Who?
Panel members, including ICPP faculty member Judy Hussie-Taylor and ICPP alumna Michèle Steinwald, share stories of successes and learning moments for projects where the curator acts as collaborator, the artist as curator, and interactive audience participation. Participants are invited into an open, creative, and directed discussion about innovative ways to mix and match these traditionally separate roles.

Kirsten Olds, Contemporary Art History Professor, University of Tulsa
Michèle Steinwald, Community Engagement Consultant, The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts and ICPP alumna
Jorge Rojas, Curator, Low Lives
Shana Berger, Co-Director, Coleman Center for the Arts
Judy Hussie-Taylor, Executive Director, Danspace Project and ICPP founding faculty member

For more information on the annual meeting, click here.

November 13, 2014
New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), Idea Swap
9:30-3:00pm; lunch time discussion
For more information on the Idea Swap, click here.

November 6, 2014
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
6:00pm; during ICA's free Thursday night
Join ICPP alum John Andress, Public Programs Manager and Anna Stothart, Assistant Curator, for an informal conversation on curating performance and time-based work in the museum. Also learn more about ICPP's new graduate M.A. program.

October 22, 2014
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
6-7:30pm; panel discussion and Q&A with ICPP alumni Julie PotterMegan BrianRandi Evans, and ICPP visiting artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph