Celebrate the BMA's 110th anniversary at the spectacular BMA Ball and After Party on Saturday, November 23, 2024.
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Cecilia Wichmann

Associate Curator of Contemporary Art


Cecilia Wichmann (she/her) is Associate Curator of Contemporary Art. She is co-curator of the forthcoming 50-year career retrospective Joyce J. Scott: Walk a Mile in My Dreams, co-organized with the Seattle Art Museum, and collaborator with guest curator George Ciscle on Eyewinkers, Tumbleturds, and Candlebugs: The Art of Elizabeth Talford Scott, as well as the Elizabeth Talford Scott Community Celebration organized in partnership with MICA’s Exhibition Development Seminar and eight partner institutions across Baltimore City. Her recent exhibitions include Histories Collide: Jackie Milad x Fred Wilson x Nekisha Durrett, Elle Pérez: Devotions, On Certainty: Gifts from the Collection of Suzanne F. Cohen, and Tschabalala Self: By My Self; she was also a member of the curatorial research team for Joan Mitchell. In collaboration with Paper Conservator Linda Owen, Cecilia has spearheaded the Museum’s Artist Interviews research initiative. Before joining the BMA in 2017, Cecilia led the Stamp Gallery and Contemporary Art Purchasing Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she is a PhD candidate in art history. Born and raised in Maryland, Cecilia started her museum career at The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., after completing her undergraduate degree in art history at the University of Toronto.