Skip to Content

The museum is closed today. View our hours.

Jordan Carter

Two side-by-side photograph show the curators Caitlin Haskell and Jordan Carter.

Associate curator Jordan Carter has been a vital contributor to the Art Institute’s department of Modern and Contemporary Art since joining the museum as assistant curator in 2017. In that short time, Jordan has curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions, including Mounira Al Solh: I strongly believe in our right to be frivolous (2018) with Hendrik Folkerts; Ellen Gallagher: Are We Obsidian? (2018–19); Benjamin Patterson: When Elephants Fight, It Is the Frogs That Suffer—A Sonic Graffiti (2019); and Richard Hunt: Scholar’s Rock or Stone of Hope or Love of Bronze (2020) with Ann Goldstein. Upcoming projects include Ray Johnson ℅ (2021) with Caitlin Haskell; stanley brouwn (2021) with Ann Goldstein; and Shahryar Nashat (2022) with Susanne Ghez.

Prior to his time at the museum, Jordan was a curatorial fellow at the Walker Art Center. He has also served as Fluxus Collection Intern at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; a curatorial intern at the Studio Museum in Harlem; and a research intern at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. 

He earned his master’s degree at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions