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The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) has announced, that after more than seven years in the role, Marcus Schutenko will be stepping down as Director in June this year.

Schutenko joined MAGNT in 2015 and worked quickly to leverage its first year as a statutory authority to focus on stakeholder relationships, securing increased funding from governments, philanthropists and corporate sources. This allowed the creation of new specialist positions at MAGNT and the delivery of award winning exhibitions.

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts