Producer . Curator . Writer


Creating community through arts and culture.

PHOTO: Avia Moore

PHOTO: Avia Moore


Evelyn Tauben

Evelyn is a curator, producer and writer based in Toronto. With an MA in Art History from the Tyler School of Art, she has worked at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the National Museum of American History. She was the first Head of Programs and Exhibitions at the Koffler Centre of the Arts, launching their multi-disciplinary public programs department and producing a slate of literary events, screenings, cultural conversations, performances and major world music concerts featuring internationally acclaimed musicians. In her capacity at the Koffler, Tauben oversaw the Koffler Gallery where she curated the exhibition, Spin Off: Contemporary Art Circling the Mandala (2011). She also curated exhibitions featuring the photography of Andrew Moore (New York), Zion Ozeri (Israel) and D.R. Cowles (Montreal).

As an independent curator and producer, Tauben has worked with musicians, authors, photographers and theatre artists to help them realize their artistic goals and bring their work to diverse audiences. She has curated content for festivals and conferences as well as producing theatre, concerts and exhibitions. Recently, Tauben has given talks and hosted panels at festivals and conferences in Toronto, Montreal and Poland.

In the summer of 2012, Evelyn participated in the Handshouse Studio Synagogue Recreation Project in South-Eastern Poland. She is featured in a full length documentary film about the project, Raise the Roof (Trillium Studios), which premiered in Warsaw in October 2014. 

Evelyn's writing has been published in the award-winning book Graphic Details (McFarland, 2014), The Canadian Jewish News and The Forward. She has attended fellowships and conferences in Poland, New York, Montreal, Indianapolis, Toronto, and England. At the Banff Centre for Arts, she completed a writing residency in 2015. Most recently, Tauben launched the artist-run window gallery FENTSTER.




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