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24Oct
Open Seminar with MOCA Curator Amanda Hunt @ YBCA
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM Yerba Buena Center For the Arts
Date: October 24, 2018 to October 24, 2018
Where: Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, 701 Mission St., San Francisco, California, United States, 94103
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Event Type: Arts & Theater
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Curatorial Research Bureau presentsAn Open Seminar with MOCA CuratorAmanda HuntWednesday, October 24, 2018Yerba Buena Center for the Arts701 Mission St. in SF10am Curator Amanda Hunt, Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles will discuss current projects and the cultural landscape of Southern California. This program is organized as part of an editorial column published online by Art Practical with support from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing quality of life by championing and sustaining the arts, promoting early childhood literacy, and supporting research to cure chronic disease. About Amanda Hunt Amanda Hunt is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and co-curator of the 2019 Desert X Biennial in Palm Springs. Past appointments include Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, where she helped coordinate the 2012 Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival for the Getty Research Institute, and Made in L.A. 2012, the Hammer Museum's first Los Angeles biennial. At the Studio Museum, Hunt produced numerous exhibitions, including A Constellation, Black Cowboy, and in 2016 commissioned inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd, a public sculpture initiative in partnership with the New York City Parks Department. Hunt was also the first nonregional curator of the Portland Biennial of Contemporary Art in 2014. She obtained an MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts. About CCA's Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice CCA's Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice is newly relocated to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, a dynamic arts institution in downtown San Francisco. The move projects learning beyond the walls of the academy, taking advantage of the rich cultural context of the Bay Area and providing a uni