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South Australian Museum Director resigns, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair welcomes new Artistic Director, and more.
A young b-girl in baggy white clothes and a bucket hat photographed in the midst of a complicated dance move.

The South Australian Museum has announced that its Director, Brian Oldman, will be standing down at the end of 2022 after nine years in the role. Oldman will be returning to the UK where he previously held roles at the British Museum, Zoological Society of London, and National Maritime Museum.

Kim Cheater, Chair of the South Australian Museum Board, thanked Oldman for his enormous contribution to the Museum and his leadership during the challenging environment of the pandemic.

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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