Curatorial Advisory Board

The Curatorial Advisory Board guides the MART’s and the City’s curatorial vision of a next-generation digital exhibition space that is unlike anywhere else in the world, with its unprecedented scale, longevity and commitment to compelling and diverse art. The Curatorial Advisory Board lends its expertise to insure this unique public art installation will have enormous cultural impact and will become a must-see world-renowned landmark for all audiences.

The Curatorial Advisory Board consults on all year-long programming, excluding temporary seasonal and partner content.

Gary F. Metzner

Senior Vice President: Head of Office, Sotheby’s

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Adia Sykes

Co-Director of Programs at Threewalls

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Carla Acevedo-Yates

Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

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Robyn Farrell

Associate Curator, Art Institute of Chicago

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Tony Karman


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Cynthia Noble

Executive Director, Art on theMART

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Lydia Ross

Director of Public Art, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

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