Behind the Career Curtain with the Association for Art Museum Curators

On Tuesday, September 12, from 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join the Association for Art Museum Curators (AAMC) Foundation for the next in their In-Conversation series, to be held in Chicago. The program, Behind the Career Curtain, will address the various approaches and strategies art professionals have taken in creating, maintaining, and achieving a rewarding career in the visual arts world.

Together four prominent art leaders will elaborate on their own experiences, as well as education tracks, expectations, best practices in the job searching and hiring, and the struggles of balancing the demands of an all-encompassing career field. The discussion features Katelijne de Backer, Director, PULSE Art Fair; Lisa Corrin, Ellen Philips Katz, Director, The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University; Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan, and Islamic Art, The Art Institute of Chicago; Vice President of Governance & Nominating, Board of Trustees, AAMC & AAMC Foundation; and Sarah Herda, Director, Graham Foundation. Following the discussion, the audience and speakers will continue the conversation at a brief reception.

The program will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:30 to 9pm. Hosted by Christie’s, the event will take place at their offices and at the John Hancock Center, and is organized by the AAMC Foundation.

This is a ticketed event with limited seating. Pre-registration is required. For additional information about the In-Conversation series, please visit the AAMC website.