The Emerging Curator Initiative is a collaborative venture shared between the Kirkland Arts Center (KAC) in Kirkland, WA and the Museology Graduate Program to provide a museology graduate student with the opportunity to plan and execute an exhibition hosted in the KAC Gallery as the focus of the student’s master’s project. Once selected, the student works closely with representatives of both organizations to shape their concept, define their inquiry, and connect that framework to artwork that expresses it. This collaboration provides a bridge between the academic and professional world and creates an educational experience that benefits the “emerging” student curator, regional artists, and the public.

Student Exhibits

Dates: Saturday, March 2- April 6, 2013
Curated by  Anna Braden, Class of 2013

February 18 - March 22, 2012
Curated by Katie Phelps, Class of 2012

(Be)Longing: Apprehensions and Opportunity at the Cultural Crossroads
March 5 - April 9, 2011
Curated by Mercy Trent, Class of 2011

Off the Map
February 12 - March 10, 2010
Curated by Jill Hardy, Class of 2010