ESME WARD, currently Head of Learning & Engagement at Manchester Museum and the Whitworth, is to become the first woman to hold the role of Director at Manchester Museum.
Currently a Senior Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, IAN TABBRON has been seconded to Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside, as Interim Chief Executive.
After 13 years in post, JOANNE ORR is stepping down as Chief Executive of Museums Galleries Scotland to pursue consultancy opportunities. An Interim Chief Executive has been appointed: JOHN MCLEISH, Chairman of the Scottish Tartans Authority.
CHRIS CLARY and JENNY HUTT, Technical & Operations Director and Arts and Event Manager respectively for Hull City of Culture, have set up Dock Street Events to offer expertise for indoor and outdoor arts, ente
MIKE GRIFFITHS, until recently Interim CEO at Eden Court Theatre & Cinema, has been selected as Interim Chief Executive for Horsecross Arts in Perth.
Formerly Genesis Assistant Director at Welsh National Opera, POLLY GRAHAM is to become Artistic Director of Loughborough Festival Opera.
Artistic Director of Théâtre Volière Natasha Wood describes how death ‘snapping at her heels’ propels her on. That and Davie Bowie, of course.
ROBERT WILSON, co-founder of sculpture park Jupiter Artland, has been appointed Chair of Creative Scotland.
Previously Artistic Director/Chief Executive of The Art House in Wakefield, SHÂN EDWARDS has become Chief Executive of Edinburgh Printmakers.
Arts Council England (ACE) has introduced two new Director roles focused on innovation: Head of Publishing, Rights & Images at the National Portrait Gallery, NICOLA SAUNDERS, will be joining ACE as Director of Business Improve
After six years as a theatre and dance producer, and Producer for China Plate, KAYA STANLEY-MONEY has been appointed Executive Director and joint Chief Executive at Camden People’s Theatre.
Currently Assistant Curator at Nottingham Contemporary, ANGELICA SULE has been appointed as Curator at Site Gallery in Sheffield.
The Creative Industries Federation has released information about members of its UK Council for 2018, including Ar
Director of Engagement and Audiences at Arts Council England PHIL CAVE will leave at the end of March to take up consultancy work.
Head of Communications at the Arts Council of Wales, BETSAN MOSES, is to become the new Chief Executive of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, an eight-day music and poetry festival.
Mira Kaushik reveals how an introduction to experimental Indian street theatre in the 1970s and conversations with a vagrant bohemian wanderer shaped her career.
A barefoot dancer and a 90-year-old juggler: Sean Gandini reveals the people who have shaped him and his career.
Previously Capital Project Coordinator for Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, which re-opens this weekend after a two-year redevelopment, LIZ HUGHES has been appointed Executive Director of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead has appointed KIRSTY LANG, presenter of Radio 4’s arts programme Front Row, as Chair of the Board.
After 40 years with Wimbledon’s Polka Theatre, STEPHEN MIDLANE has announced he will retire in August.