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Respected curator, arts administrator and current CEO of Canberra’s National Portrait Gallery, Karen Quinlan AM, has been appointed as the new CEO of Arts Centre Melbourne.

‘We could not be more thrilled that Karen will be joining us as CEO at such a pivotal moment in our history,’ said Ian Carson, AM, President of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust.

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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