Issue 312: Governance: The role of arts boards

  • Governance: The role of arts boards

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    08 Mar 2018

    After conducting a review into governance in the arts, Hilary Carty now finds herself leading the response to it. She reveals the Clore Leadership Programme’s plans and priorities for supporting arts boards.

    When I responded to the Clore Leadership Programme (CLP) brief to review the state of governance in arts organisations and museums (along with my colleagues at the time at Co-Creatives Consulting David Bryan and Anne Murch), we had no inclination that I would later be sat in the Director’s chair at CLP and be responsible for considering its recommendations. ‘Be careful what you ask for’ is a wise Chinese proverb.

    The challenge of diversifying boards still looms large, with a lack of... more

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