Dominic Willsdon is an educator and curator. He is the Director of the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where he is also associate professor in art education. He was formerly Leanne and George Roberts Curator of Education and Public Practice at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, a Pedagogical Curator of the 9th Mercosul Biennial (2013) and a Co-Curator of the 9th Liverpool Biennial (2016), and Curator of Public Programs at Tate Modern (2000-2005). Recent curatorial projects include Public Knowledge (2016-19) and Suzanne Lacy: We Are Here (2019). Recent publications include Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good (MIT, 2016).
Curatorial Forum | EXPO CHICAGO September 1821, 2019 Closed-Door Sessions Graham Foundation Chicago, IL Developed by EXPO CHICAGO and ICI, the 2019 Curatorial Forum offers a group of mid-career and established curators, working independently or with an institutional affiliation, the opportunity to engage with their peers and explore significant issues relating to curating, programming, institution-building […]read more »
Curatorial Forum | EXPO CHICAGO September 1215, 2017 Graham Foundation 4 West Burton Place Chicago, IL 60610 Developed in partnership with EXPO CHICAGO, the second Curatorial Forum will bring to Chicago 30 mid-career and established curators from across the country, working independently or with an institutional affiliation. The program was conceived to foster strong national […]read more »
Rita Lazarus Ms Durban, 1960. Photographer Ranjith Kally. © Baileys African History Archive Riason Naidoo and Dominic Willsdon Thursday, April 25, 2013 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 For his program at the Hub, Riason Naidoo (Director of South African National Gallery & Old Town House Museums, Cape […]read more »
OPENfuture: Spinning Marinetti’s Wheels, SFMOMA, October 17, 2009 Curatorial Roundtable at e-flux Wednesday, October 24, 2012 6:308:30pm e-flux 311 East Broadway, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10003 This roundtable discussion brings together four of the international faculty of the Fall 2012 Curatorial Intensive: Curating Beyond Exhibition-Making: Anthony Huberman (The Artist’s Institute, New York), Chus Martínez […]read more »
The Now Museum: Contemporary Art, Curating Histories, Alternative Models New Museum CUNY Graduate Center What do museums of contemporary art stand for today? The last two decades has seen an unimaginable diversification of the museum as a place for exhibiting art and telling histories, producing innovative education models, promoting international collaborations, forming alternative archives, and […]read more »