7 October 2019

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All Change: Tim Marlow Resigns As Royal Academy Art Director

Last week Christopher Le Brun announced he was stepping down as President of the Royal Academy and this week Tim Marlow the highly regarded Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts has revealed he will also be leaving to become Chief Executive and Director of London’s Design Museum.

17 January 2016

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Sir Peter Bazalgette Arts Council England Chairman Resigns

The chair of Arts Council England Sir Peter Bazalgette has announced that he will step down in January 2017, after completing only one term in the job. The 62-year-old, who was best known for his Endemol production company, the creators of Big Brother and Deal Or No Deal said, “there are a number of new opportunities I would like to […]

9 April 2015

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Neil MacGregor Director Of The British Museum Resigns

Neil MacGregor, the highly regarded Director of the British Museum, the UK’s most popular tourist attraction and one of the top five museum destinations in the world, is to step down. The announcement came today when he explained to colleagues that he’d made the “very difficult decision” to leave in December this year. The reason he gave […]

9 April 2014

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Culture Secretary Maria Miller Resigns After Back Bench Pressure

The culture Secretary Maria Miller has resigned. She said she is “devastated” that she has let her constituents down.  Amid growing pressure on her to resign, her position as a high profile minister became untenable.  Yesterday, she told her local newspaper that the 16-month inquiry into her expenses had been “difficult” but she accepted its […]

7 April 2014

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Will Culture Secretary Maria Miller Be Resigning This Week?

How do you solve a problem like Maria? The buzz in Parliament last week was not about David Cameron’s tax breaks for small businesses, but all media was focused on Culture Secretary Maria Miller, over allegations of expense fiddling. In December 2012, Mrs Miller claimed £90,718 in expenses over a four-year period. This was applied […]

24 December 2013

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Sarah Percy-Davis Steps Down As Chief Executive of LAPADA

Sarah Percy-Davis, who has been the Chief Executive of LAPADA, the largest association of Art and Antiques dealers in the UK, for some ten years, is stepping down in March.  Sarah joined LAPADA at a very difficult time and has rightly been credited as having transformed the association into a world class organisation. “Her dedication, […]

14 December 2013

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Christie’s Loses Key International Chair As Amy Cappellazzo Resigns

Christie’s Auctioneers has announced the departure of a key member of its team. Amy Cappellazzo will leave the company, after the London auctions in February, to pursue her career outside the company. Ms. Cappellazzo, Co-Head along with Brett Gorvy were responsible for developing Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art department between 2001 to 2011. She was named […]

1 July 2013

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Irina Antonova The 91 Year Old Director Of The Pushkin Museum Resigns

Irina Antonova, the 91 year old Director of the Pushkin museum, has stepped down from her job, after 52 years. She has held the position since 1961, a mere eight years after the death of Joseph Stalin. She is the oldest and longest serving director of any major art museum. Antonova is however to remain […]

14 September 2010

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UK Film Council CEO John Woodward Resigns

It has been announced via a press release that John Woodward is standing down as Chief Executive Officer of the UK Film Council. Commenting on his decision, Woodward said: “For the next few weeks the UK Film Council is in a dialogue with the Government about the future support structures for UK film. By choosing […]