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Houston: How Do Curators Decide What to Show?

MCA Santa Barbara Executive Director Miki Garcia. Photo credit Jenn Kennedy, Kennedypix.com.

MCA Santa Barbara Executive Director Miki Garcia. Photo credit Jenn Kennedy, Kennedypix.com.

Artadia, the national seven-city non-profit that gives out merit-based cash awards to artists, is holding a Texas-based conversation tomorrow night at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Miki Garcia, the director of the MCA Santa Barbara “will present a talk focused on the process of curatorial decision making within a contemporary art institution. She will discuss a few upcoming exhibitions at the MCA Santa Barbara and her role in organizing the projects as Chief Curator and Director.”

This is part of Artadia’s Art & Dialogue series, which takes place throughout the year in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Artadia, now in its 15th year, has given $3 million “to more than 300 artists throughout its participating award cities… . Over 20,000 artists have applied for the Artadia Awards program.”

The conversation takes place this Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. For more info, please go here.

 

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