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Herb Tam

Herb Tam is the Curator and Director of Exhibitions at the Museum of Chinese in America, New York. He has previously served as the Associate Curator at Exit Art and the Acting Associate Curator at the Queens Museum of Art. While at Exit Art, he curated “New Mirrors: Painting in a Transparent World”; and co-curated “Summer Mixtape Volume 1,” an exhibition exploring the role of pop music in the work of emerging artists. In 2007, Tam curated “Jamaica, Queens Thing,” about the intersection between hip-hop and the crack cocaine epidemic. Tam was born in Hong Kong and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received a BA in graphic design from San Jose State University and a MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York.

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Research Convening: Perspectives on Exhibiting Social Practice in Museums

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Curatorial Think Tank: Culturally-Specific Museums

Herb Tam led a closed-door think tank regarding curatorial work in culturally-specific museums.

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New Directions for Curating in Culturally-Specific Museums

In this closed-door conversation organized by Herb Tam, curatorial colleagues in culturally-specific New York museums will discuss their specific strategies and program objectives for their museum’s exhibition program.

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DIALOGUES IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Join us on Tuesday, May 8, at the ICI Curatorial Hub for the 2nd in the conversation series with Leeza Ahmady and Mariam Ghani.

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