11 October 2017


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.

4 September 2017


Chris Dercon Launches His First Volksbuhne Production During Berlin Art Week

Chris Dercon unveils his first production as the new artistic director of the Volksbühne, a theater in Berlin, on 5 September.

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 […]

13 January 2017

MP Tristram Hunt Quits Labour To Become New V&A Museum Director

The Labour MP, and former shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt is to be the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new director, The unexpected appointment will trigger a by-election in Hunt’s constituency of Stoke-on-Trent Central.

5 September 2016


Martin Roth Victoria & Albert Museum Director To Brexit Post

Martin Roth the director of the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is to step down after five years at the helm. The museum was named museum of the year, under his tenure and the galleries saw record visitor numbers, especially for the David Bowie, Is and Alexander McQueen exhibitions. More than 300,000 people attended the David Bowie exhibition at the […]

24 January 2016


Christine Macel Appointed Visual Arts Sector Director of 57th Venice Biennale

The Board of La Biennale di Venezia has approved the appointment of Christine Macel as Director of the Visual Arts Sector, with specific responsibility for curating the 57th International Art Exhibition to be held in 2017. The committee convened on Friday 22 January 2016 at the recommendation of President Paolo Baratta. Christine Macel was a curator of the heritage and inspector of artistic creation for the […]

8 August 2015


Sarah Munro Appointed As New Director Of The Baltic

The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has announced the appointment of Sarah Munro as the gallery’s new Director. Munro will join in November 2015, directing BALTIC’s world-class programme of international contemporary art, following the departure of Godfrey Worsdale. Munro joins BALTIC with 20 years experience of cultural leadership following a distinguished career in Glasgow as both Artistic Director […]