Curatorial Research Bureau
Nancy Lim, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture at SFMOMA, talks about her curatorial practice including a look at recent and forthcoming exhibitions.

About Open Seminar

Open Seminar creates opportunities for the graduate academic seminar to step into the public realm, with faculty, students, and visiting practitioners deciding how to intersect the typically reserved seminar format with a broader selection of invited attendees from the arts and culture scenes in the Bay Area.

About Nancy Lim

Nancy Lim is assistant curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she focuses on postwar and contemporary California art. She is co-curator of the forthcoming exhibitions Mythos, Psyche, Eros: Jess and California (2019) and the 2019 SECA Art Award, as well as a Deborah Remington survey opening at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art in spring 2020. She also contributed to the retrospectives of Bruce Conner (2016–17) and Vija Celmins (2018–19), and has organized collection exhibitions including Between Two Worlds (2017–18) and Stranger in a Strange Land: Art of California (2018). Prior to SFMOMA, she served as Asian Art Curatorial Fellow at the Guggenheim Museum, and as Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.