You may think Debbie Geraghty should be celebrating the current diversity debate, so why isn’t she?
The former Chief Executive of The Place joins as the organisation embarks on a major capital project and seeks to redefine itself as the international centre for contemporary African culture, business and innovation.
The rise of women chief executives has been concentrated in the smallest of arts organisations, an examination of England’s National Portfolio Organisations has shown.
A hundred years after (some) women got the vote, they are still under-represented in creative and management positions in the arts. Theatre company Spare Tyre champions women, and Lynette Shanbury calls on everyone to do the same.
Roxana Silbert charts her career from drama school to Artistic Director of Birmingham Rep.
Currently Global Director for Cultural Skills at the British Council, Simon Dancey will take up the new role in July.
Tate Director Maria Balshaw said she was confident Legg would lead the organisation “into a new era”.
The free courses will be available on two learning platforms and will offer content on themes including ethical fundraising, change management and organisational resilience.
Good governance is all about the culture of an organisation – and the good news is that trustees have the opportunity to influence it, says Michelle Wright.
Given that trustees have financial and legal responsibility for their charity, it’s no surprise many people lack the confidence to take on the role. It’s time to change that, says Michelle Wright.
Built on experiences at the Roundhouse, the Arts Council England-backed guide offers practical advice on selecting young trustees and preparing boards for change.
The theatre has apologised and committed to introducing ‘guardians’ at the organisation who will become an informal channel for raising concerns.
For an amateur theatre company to be financially stable and well supported it needs the right volunteers in key roles, as well as an awareness of when to call in the experts, says Clare Simpson.
After almost a decade guiding others at the Clore Leadership Programme, Sue Hoyle reflects on those that have influenced her career.
How easy is it to make the transition from being a performer to becoming the chief executive of an arts organisation? Coreene Archer discusses the tensions and the strategies for success.
Arts leaders involved in a new two-year programme for organisations seeking to create significant change gathered together for the first time recently. Richard Watts discusses the aims of the programme.
Stella Kanu of Ovalhouse reflects on the institutions, lofty ideals and ninja-like women who have shaped and guided her career.
How can social and cultural leaders make the most of each other’s knowledge and change lives for the better? Researcher Jeanette Burnett has been finding out.
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s David Bintley remembers Frederick Ashton and others who have shaped and guided his career.
Plans are underway to establish a new Governance Alliance for the cultural sector, to address poor practices and a shortfall in expertise among board members.