Milken Scholar 2014
Scholar Profile

Chiara Mannarino



Chiara Mannarino is a curator, writer, and art historian. She holds an MA in History of Art from The Courtauld Institute of Art in London (2020) and earned her BA in Media Studies with concentrations in contemporary art and photography from Vassar College (2018). She was the Assistant Curator of Nivola: Sandscapes (2021) and Homemade (2020), both at Magazzino Italian Art; the co-curator of A Fractured Sigh at BravinLee Gallery (2020); and the Assistant Curator of Non-places and the Spaces in Between at the Italian Cultural Institute, New York (2019). She has completed internships in the curatorial departments of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, and the International Center of Photography (ICP). She was also an assistant on the Red Regatta project and an intern at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Chiara was a speaker at the 2020 CHASE Feminist Network Conference (Foundling Museum, London) and a moderator of Reflections on Homemade: Artist Conversations, hosted by Magazzino Italian Art (2020). She has published exhibition reviews and articles in Burlington Contemporary, Femme Art Review, and Flaunt Magazine. Most recently, Chiara has officially joined the team of Magazzino Italian Art as a Curatorial and Programming Assistant.

High school:  Marymount School of New York


College Year Degree
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
2018 B.S. Media Studies
The Courtauld Institute of Art
2020 M.A. Art History