Meet MAGNT’s new Director

Strong experience with blockbuster exhibitions and a close eye on Indigenous art and culture inform Adam Worrall’s views.
A fair-skinned man with swept-back hair, and wearing a white shirt and black-framed glasses, smiles at the camera.

Adam Worrall, the new Director of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is just days into his new role, but speaking with ArtsHub it feels like he is already at ease in his new home of Darwin ­– the city he moved to from Melbourne to take up the position.

‘I can’t think of a better place to be at the moment,’ he told ArtsHub. ‘Darwin is buzzing.’

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ArtsHub's Arts Feature Writer Jo Pickup is based in Perth. An arts writer and manager, she has worked as a journalist and broadcaster for media such as the ABC, RTRFM and The West Australian newspaper, contributing media content and commentary on art, culture and design. She has also worked for arts organisations such as Fremantle Arts Centre, STRUT dance, and the Aboriginal Arts Centre Hub of WA, as well as being a sessional arts lecturer at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).