“Art Now!” Lecture with Jamillah James ’05

Curator and Art History alum Jamillah James ’05 will lead a discussion on the world of contemporary art and her career and curatorial practice.

As part of the Art and Art History Department’s Art Now! Lecture Series, Art History alum Jamillah James ’05 will discuss the world of contemporary art, her curatorial practice, and her career. 

James was part of the first class of Art History graduates at Columbia, where she organized several exhibitions on campus and interned at the Hyde Park Art Center. She is currently a curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA). With Margot Norton, she is curating the 2021 edition of the New Museum Triennial. Prior to joining ICA LA in 2016, James was Assistant Curator at the Hammer Museum in LA, working in collaboration with the nonprofit Art + Practice. She has held curatorial positions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, NY; the Queens Museum, Flushing, NY; and has organized many exhibitions, performances, screenings, and public programs at alternative and artist-run spaces throughout the US and Canada since 2004.

The event is free and open to the public. 

Art Now! Lecture with Jamillah James
Wednesday, December 5
6-7 p.m.
Hokin Lecture Hall
623 S. Wabash Ave., Room 109