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On the Rise: 69 Museum Curators and Arts Leaders Who Took on Notable New Appointments in 2021

On the Rise: 69 Museum Curators and Arts Leaders Who Took on Notable New Appointments in 2021

  FIVE YEARS AGO, Culture Type began reporting on new appointments of Black curators, primarily in museums. The first review in 2016 was prompted by findings from the Mellon Foundation (2015) that showed American museums employed very few Black people in positions that shape them in terms of their management and intellectual direction as institutions...
Ngaire Blankenberg Named Director of Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art: 'My Main Priority is to Hire More BIPOC Staff in Positions of Power'

Ngaire Blankenberg Named Director of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art: ‘My Main Priority is to Hire More BIPOC Staff in Positions of Power’

  IN WASHINGTON, D.C., the Smithsonian announced Ngaire Blankenberg has joined National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) as director. She started July 6. A consultant for museums and heritage sites around the world, Blankenberg has advised clients on some of the most challenging matters cultural institutions are currently navigating—how to address diversity issues, approach decolonization...