The Armory Show 2024 marks the seventh annual Curatorial Leadership Summit.
The Armory Show’s Curatorial Leadership Summit is an annual, invitation-only day-long program that aims to foster innovation in the curatorial landscape.
This year the Curatorial Leadership Summit will be chaired by Lauren Cornell.
Lauren Cornell, Chief Curator at the Hessel Museum and Director of the Graduate Program at the Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS), Bard College, will chair the 2024 Curatorial Leadership Summit.
Lauren Cornell is Chief Curator at the Hessel Museum and Director of the Graduate Program at the Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS), Bard College. At CCS Bard, Cornell has curated multiple monographic exhibitions including surveys of Sky Hopinka, Leidy Churchman, Nil Yalter, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Martine Syms, and Dara Birnbaum. Previously, Cornell was the Curator and Associate Director of Technology Initiatives at the New Museum. From 2005–2012, Cornell served as Executive Director of Rhizome, an organization that commissions, exhibits, and preserves art engaged with technology. She is a coeditor, with Ed Halter, of Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century (New Museum and MIT Press, 2015), and has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogs and art magazines. Cornell is a recipient of ArtTable’s New Leadership Award.