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CAA Executive Director Linda Downs Announces Retirement
CAA News
Linda Downs, CAA executive director and chief executive director, has announced her retirement, effective February 2016. During her nine-year tenure, CAA celebrated its Centennial and reestablished itself as the largest and most active associations in the academic and museum visual-arts field.
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CAA Receives Mellon Grant to Support Online Resource for Academic Art Museums
CAA News
CAA has been awarded a $132,600 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the development of Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals (RAAMP), a free, publicly accessible website that collects, stores, and shares resources for professionals in academic art museums.
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CAA Seeks RAAMP Project Coordinator
CAA News
The project coordinator will work CAA staff and other project team members, including the social community coordinator, to help develop, implement, and promote RAAMP, an online repository and forum hosted by CAA that collects, stores, and shares resources pertinent to academic art museums.
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  Clark Fellowships

The Clark offers fellowships for scholars, critics, and curators working in the theory, history, and interpretation of the visual arts. Application deadline: October 15
 


Turkish-Islamic Art Study Tour
CAA News
Tutku Tours is organizing a special trip to Turkey for CAA members from June 3 to 18, 2016. The tour will introduce the history of Islamic civilizations with visits to Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Izmir, and more. Emily Neumeier, a doctoral candidate in the history of architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, will be the guide for this amazing, unique experience.
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Summer 2015 Recipients of the Meiss/Mellon Author's Book Award
CAA News
CAA has announced the six recipients of the Meiss/Mellon Author's Book Award for summer 2015. Thanks to a grant of $60,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CAA is supporting the work of emerging authors who are publishing monographs on the history of art and related subjects.
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Applications for Fall 2015 Meiss/Mellon Author's Book Award
CAA News
CAA is accepting applications for the fall 2015 Meiss/Mellon Author's Book Award. This grant program supports the work of emerging scholars to help defray the high costs of image licensing and reproduction for monographs in art history and visual studies. Deadline: September 15, 2015.
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Call for Applicants to PIPS Committees
CAA News
The Professional Interests, Practices and Standards (PIPS) committees address critical concerns of CAA's members set out in the goals of CAA's Strategic Plan. CAA invites members to apply for service on one of these PIPS working groups. Deadline: October 16, 2015.
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CAA Seeks Nominations for 2016 Awards
CAA News
CAA is accepting nominations for the 2016 Awards for Distinction. Please review the guidelines to familiarize yourself with the nomination process and to download, complete, and submit the requested materials. Deadline: August 31, 2015.
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  Bard Graduate Center
Teaching. Research. Exhibitions

Our Gallery exhibitions, MA and PhD programs, and research initiatives explore new ways of thinking about decorative arts, design history, and material culture. MORE
 


2015 Professional-Development Fellowships for Graduate Students
CAA News
CAA will award grants of $10,000 each to two outstanding students who will receive their terminal degrees in calendar year 2016. One award will be presented to a practitioner—an artist, designer, and/or craftsperson—and the other will go to an art, architecture, and/or design historian, curator, or critic. Deadlines: October 2 and November 16, 2015.
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Applications for Fall Meiss Grants
CAA News
CAA is accepting applications for fall 2015 grants through the Millard Meiss Publication Fund, which supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy. Deadline: September 15, 2015.
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Wyeth Publication Grants for Books on American Art
CAA News
Thanks to generous funding from the Wyeth Foundation for American Art, CAA awards publication grants to support book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art and related subjects. For purposes of this program, "American art" is defined as art created in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Deadline: September 15, 2015.
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Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant
CAA News
Thanks to a generous grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects that are under contract with a publisher. For this grant program, "American art" is defined as art (circa 1500–1980) of what is now the geographic United States. Deadline for letters of inquiry: September 21, 2015.
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August 17 Deadline for CAA-Getty International Program Grants
Annual Conference Update
Applicants for the CAA-Getty International Program, which provides funding to fifteen people to attend the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington, DC, must be practicing art historians who teach at a university or work as a curator in a museum, or artists who teach art history. Deadline: August 17, 2015.
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2015 Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant
Annual Conference Update
CAA will award a limited number of $250 grants to advanced MFA and PhD graduate students who are CAA members as partial reimbursement of travel expenses to attend the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Successful applicants will also receive complimentary conference registration. Deadline: September 18, 2015.
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  CASVA Fellowships, 2016-2017

CASVA fellowships support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts of any period or culture. Application deadlines: September 21 and October 15. MORE
 


2015 International Member Conference Travel Grant
Annual Conference Update
CAA will award a limited number of $500 grants to artists or scholars from outside the US who are CAA members as partial reimbursement of travel expenses to attend the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Successful applicants will also receive complimentary conference registration. Deadline: September 18, 2015.
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Improvements to CAA's Annual Conference
Annual Conference Update
CAA has established a Task Force on the Annual Conference to address ways of providing more occasions for members to exchange work and scholarship. The task force will also investigate greater uses of technology to extend the conference beyond its physical location and explore increased networking opportunities for professionals in the visual arts.
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CAA recognizes the professional achievements of its members in a bimonthly website section called Member News.

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members
Member News
See when and where CAA members are exhibiting their art, and view images of their work.
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  History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA)
Parsons and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, are reframing curatorial practice. Work with renowned collections and interpret historical and contemporary objects, teach, and conduct research—in NYC and Paris.

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Books Published by CAA Members
Member News
Publishing a book is a major milestone for artists and scholars. Browse a list of recent titles by CAA members.
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Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members
Member News
Check out details on recent exhibitions organized by CAA members who are also curators.
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People in the News
Member News
This section lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three areas: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.
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  Online Master's in Modern Art

Azusa Pacific’s Online M.A. in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism is a two-year master’s degree focusing on modern and contemporary art history. Get details.
 


Grants, Awards, and Honors
Member News
CAA recognizes its members for their professional achievements, be it a grant, fellowship, residency, book prize, honorary degree, or related award.
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Institutional News
Member News
Read about the latest news from CAA institutional members.
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Six Dos and Don'ts for Gallery Representation
Artwork Archive
The road to getting into a gallery can seem impossibly rocky with obstacles at every turn. How do you know if you're choosing the right path and using the right approach? We chatted with a veteran gallery owner and turned to the experts for six important dos and don'ts to achieving gallery representation.
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Why Do So Many Galleries Lose Money?
Bloomberg
Management of Art Galleries, a slim, Day-Glo orange book, caused a furor when it was published in Germany last year. Written by a 31-year-old German entrepreneur, professor, and art adviser named Magnus Resch, the book argues that most galleries are undercapitalized and inefficient, but, with McKinseylike business strategies, the entire art market could be turned into a profit-generating machine.
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Leading Art Publications in the US Join Forces
Art Newspaper
ARTnews and Art in America, two of the largest and most widely read art magazines in the US, are merging. Artnews SA—which operates ARTnews, the Polish magazine Art and Business, and the online art market research outlet Skate's—has acquired Brant Publications' entire art publishing portfolio, including Art in America. In exchange, Brant Publications, owned by the collector and newsprint magnate Peter Brant, has become the majority shareholder of Artnews SA.
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Uncle Sam Wants YOU to Read "Popular" Scholarly Books
Washington Post
If all goes as planned, there's a fascinating book about Diderot in your future—and one about the history of photographic detection and another one about the economics of addiction. The Public Scholar program, a major new initiative from the NEH, is designed to promote the publication of scholarly nonfiction books for a general audience, and the first round of grants has just been announced: a total of $1.7 million to 36 writers across a broad collection of disciplines.
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Libraries Are the Future of Manufacturing in the United States
Pacific Standard
Public libraries are becoming a one-stop shop for manufacturing in the digital age. Because libraries are investing in machines like 3D printers, someday soon everyone with access to a public library could become an inventor or create something.
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Looking at How Performers Are Paid for Performance Art
New York Times
On the heels of protesters descending upon the Guggenheim Museum in May, calling for improved conditions for the workers who will build a future branch of the museum in Abu Dhabi, the artists Gerard and Kelly have partnered with the Guggenheim to hammer out fair labor standards for themselves and the other performers in Timelining, part of Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim.
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That "Useless" Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket
Forbes
Stewart Butterfield, Slack Technologies' cofounder and CEO, proudly holds an undergraduate degree in philosophy from Canada's University of Victoria and a master's degree from Cambridge in philosophy and the history of science. "Studying philosophy taught me two things," says Butterfield. "I learned how to write really clearly. I learned how to follow an argument all the way down, which is invaluable in running meetings."
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An Ignored Conflict of Interest
Inside Higher Ed
Conflicts of interest are inherent in faculty control over curriculum. When not addressed, these conflicts can result in faculty behavior that is neither in the best interest of their students nor of their colleges and universities. Our proposed approach for mitigating such conflicts involves shared governance, with faculty and administrators facing, and mitigating, potential conflicts together.
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