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Press release / Feb. 14, 2017

CCA's 2017 graduates in Curatorial Practice present "Black Light"

Exhibition converts CCA Wattis Institute into forum for conversations addressing relationship between cultural institutions and black artists.

DeShara Darshell performs her poetry at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art during the 'Black Light' exhibition

Press release / Jan. 10, 2017

CCA Wattis Institute appoints Kim Nguyen as new curator and head of programs

Former director and curator of Artspeak begins in January 2017.

Portrait photo of Kim Nguyen

Press release / Dec. 14, 2016

CCA Wattis Institute awarded $20,000 NEA grant for exhibition exploring mechanisms in artists' work

Grant will support the largest presentation the CCA Wattis has mounted to-date.

Installation view of 2017 Mechanisms exhibition at CCA Wattis Institute

Press release / Nov. 17, 2016

CCA Wattis Institute announces winter 2016-17 solo exhibitions focused on Melanie Gilligan and Yuki Kimura

Exhibitions feature west coast debut of video installation by Gilligan and a new mixed-media installation by Kimura.

Installation view of "Table Matematica" by Yuki Kimura, 2016; Inhuman Transformation of New Year's Decoration, Obsolete Conception or 2, 2016, Wattis Institute

Press release / Nov. 17, 2016

CCA selects Studio Gang to design unified campus in San Francisco

Founded by MacArthur fellow Jeanne Gang, firm is selected after extensive international architect search.

Portrait of Jeanne Gang

Press release / Oct. 16, 2016

CCA announces finalists for design of expanded San Francisco campus

Allied Works, Michael Maltzan Architecture, and Studio Gang are selected as finalists to design a new unified institution for CCA.

Studio Gang's CCA Campus Expansion Rendering

Press release / Sept. 19, 2016

New Hubbell Street Galleries to open September 27, 2016

A series of new storefront galleries opens one block from the San Francisco campus and features the work of students, faculty, and visiting artists.

view of opening art reception through window at Hubbell St Galleries

Press release / Sept. 12, 2016

Del Harrow is the 2016–17 Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professor at CCA

The multidisciplinary artist, whose work melds sculpture, design, digital modeling software, and computer-controlled machines, teaches CCA's students and gives a public lecture.

Del Harrow, 2016-17 Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professor at CCA
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