Bard Graduate Center Logo
  Banner Image

Dear Alumni,

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. There’s a lot to share in this newsletter, but I do want to specifically point out that the final session in the Alumni Dialogues series is coming up today, Tuesday, December 8 at 5:30 EST. This session will allow alumni the opportunity to talk about how they would like to engage with BGC’s DEAI efforts moving forward. Please RSVP at the link below.

I hope you all continue to stay well!

All the best,
Grace Reff (MA ’17)

BGC Alumni Dialogues

BGC Alumni Involvement Discussion
Tuesday, December 8, 5:30–7 pm EST
In this session, BGC alumni will discuss how they would like to engage with BGC’s DEAI initiatives moving forward. This session is for alumni and current students only.

Select Career Opportunities

The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University is hiring an Exhibitions Manager/Registrar

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts invites applications for the position of Jessie Ball duPont Curator of Photography

The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco is hiring a full-time Registrar

The New York Public Library seeks a Digital Archives Assistant

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis is hiring an Associate Curator to help shape the Museum’s exhibition and collection program with a focus on pre-1950s art in areas of African-American, African-diasporic, and African art history or (post)colonialism in the Americas.

The Clark Art Institute seeks a Senior Registrar to oversee the management and care of the Clark’s art collections including documentation, databases, acquisitions, loans, insurance, and inventory.

The Columbus Museum of Art is accepting applications for its Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship.

For more job listings: please visit the BGC job board.
password: BGC-careers-2017

Virtual Events Out In The World

Veritas in Lux: A Mindful Look at Illumination in Art
Wednesday, December 9
2 pm EST
The Yale University Art Gallery’s Mindfulness and Art program is a virtual series that explores light and luminosity in select works from the collection. Each online session focuses on a single object and incorporates the illuminating capacities of mindfulness and poetry to aid in contemplation and dialogue.

Cas Holman: Design for Play
Wednesday, December 9
5 pm EST
Join Cas Holman, designer and founder of Heroes Will Rise, and Cynthia Trope, associate curator of product design and decorative arts, for a discussion on Holman’s work, education, creativity, and childhood. The talk will be followed by an audience Q & A.

African American Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Friday, December 11
5 pm EST
How were enslaved people represented visually after their emancipation? Join the New-York Historical Society for a discussion between former N-YHS Library Fellow Amanda Bellows and Aston Gonzalez, associate professor of history at Salisbury University.

Ballantine House: Home for the Holidays 
Saturday, December 19
11 am EST
How do you celebrate the holidays? How did they celebrate back in 1891? Enjoy this 30-minute virtual look inside of the Ballantine House, an urban mansion situated in downtown Newark, NJ, and discover how the Ballantines’ home might have come to life during the winter months.


Shop the BGC Store!

Visit our online store at for 40% off all items. Enter code ALUMNI at checkout to receive the discount.