8 November 2018

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Chris Dercon To Head Up Grand Palais and Musée du Luxembourg

The former Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon has been appointed President of the French government cultural body, Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais (Rmn-GP).

6 November 2018

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Sally Tallant Moves To Queens Museum NY As New Executive Director

The Board of Queens Museum in New York has announced the appointment of Sally Tallant as its new Executive Director. She will take up her appointment in Spring 2019.

11 April 2018

Max Hollein Appointed New Director At The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a new director,  Max Hollein.

20 March 2018

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Helen Legg Appointed New Director Of Tate Liverpool

Helen Legg currently Director of Spike Island, Bristol, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool.

Mexican Architect Frida Escobedo To Design Serpentine Pavilion 2018

Frida Escobedo, a young Mexican architect celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.

14 January 2018

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Queen Appoints Fitzwilliam Chief Tim Knox Director Of Royal Collection

Tim Knox has been appointed Director of the Royal Collection by Her Majesty The Queen.

29 December 2017

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Richard Long Knighted In New Year’s Honours List 2018

Richard Long, the four-times Turner Prize nominee and one-time winner (1989) has been knighted in the Queens New Year’s honours list.

18 December 2017

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Elisabeth Murdoch Appointed To Arts Council England National Council – Should We Worry?

On 5th December, seven new appointments were quietly made to Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Council, its governing board. This included the controversial choice of Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. 

11 October 2017

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Alistair Hudson Appointed New Director Of The Whitworth And Manchester Art Gallery

The University of Manchester and Manchester City Council have today announced that Alistair Hudson, currently Director of the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima), will be the new Director of Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth.

7 September 2017

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Grayson Perry Selected To Coordinate RA Summer Exhibition 2018

The sometime transvestite artist Grayson Perry RA has been chosen to select the 2018 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

25 June 2017

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Dame Julia Peyton-Jones Appointed Senior Global Director of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Dame Julia Peyton-Jones the former co-director of the Serpentine Gallery in London, for over 25 years, has been appointed Senior Global Director of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Peyton-Jones will take on her ambassadorial and curatorial role on 1 September 2017, and will be based in London, where the gallery opened a new space in Mayfair earlier this year.

8 June 2017

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Peggy Guggenheim Granddaughter Appointed Director Of Venice Museum

Karole P.B. Vail, Peggy Guggenheim’s granddaughter is to take over as director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.

Martin Clark To Replace Jenni Lomax As New Camden Arts Centre Director

The Camden Arts Centre, which is one of London’s leading contemporary art venues, has a new director, the first in 27 years. Martin Clark previously at the Kunsthall in Norway, will take up the post in September, it has been announced. He replaces the highly regarded Jenni Lomax, who is stepping down. Jenni Lomax leaves […]

25 April 2017

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Bristol’s Arnolfini Appoints Claire Doherty As New Director

The Board of Trustees at Arnolfini have announced that Claire Doherty has been appointed as the new Director, following the departure of Kate Brindley in December 2016.

23 April 2017

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Alistair Burtenshaw Appointed New Director of The Watts Gallery Trust

The Watts Gallery Trust has announced that Alistair Burtenshaw has been appointed as the new Director of Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

Manifesta 12 Appoints Team of Four international, interdisciplinary Creative Mediators

The selection of Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) as the Manifesta 12 team for urban studies in Palermo, Sicily, has been followed up by the appointment of an international, interdisciplinary team of four creative mediators.