Thursday, June 6, 2024 from 6:00-7:00 PM

Join us for an engaging curatorial presentation with curator Jadine Collingwood on Thursday, June 6. Currently an Associate Curator at the MCA Chicago, Collingwood has worked on ground-breaking exhibitions such as Gary Simmons: Public Enemy (2023), Martine Syms: She Mad Season One (2022), and Chicago Works: Caroline Kent(2021). She will present on her curatorial research and recent exhibitions.

Contemporary artists working in Kansas City who would like to be considered for a studio visit with Jadine Collingwood may submit a request by sending these materials: a short artist bio (around 150-200 words), website of your work, and 3-5 images of current work to [email protected]. We will schedule the studio visits for Friday, June 7.


Collingwood is Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Chicago, where she completed her dissertation, ‘A Tragic Suburban Mentality’: Managerial Lyricism in Contemporary Art. At the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, she has curated projects including Chicago Works: Caroline Kent (2021), Martine Syms: She Mad Season One (2022), and Gary Simmons: Public Enemy (with René Morales, 2023). Previously, she worked at the Walker Art Center where she was part of the curatorial team for several exhibitions, including the major retrospective Siah Armajani: Follow This Line (with Victoria Sung, 2018), the group exhibition The Body Electric (with Pavel Pyś, 2019), and the multidisciplinary exhibition The Paradox of Stillness (with Vincenzo de Bellis, 2021). Prior to the Walker, Collingwood was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she assisted with the exhibitions Design Episodes: The Modern Chair (2016) and Helena Almeida: Work Is Never Finished (2017).

Event Details

Thursday, June 6, 2024 from 6:00-7:00 PM


Charlotte Street Kemper Library (3333 Wyoming St)



The Guest Curator is a three-part lecture series that features unique curatorial voices, working nationally in museums, galleries, and art organizations. These curators will travel to Kansas City to give a public talk, as well as engage with local Kansas City-based artists for studio visits.

For our 2024 series, we will hear from Taylor Jasper (Assistant Curator of Visual Arts, Walker Art Center), Jadine Collingwood (Associate Curator, MCA Chicago), and Carlos Quijon, Jr. (Curator, Philippine Pavilion at the 2024 Venice Biennale and C-MAP Fellow for Southeast and East Asia, MoMA).

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