The arts news you may have missed

What's on, what's in the headlines, and the latest program releases – to put you ahead of the game this week.

We’ve condensed our weekly column ‘ICYMI: The week’s arts news’ for easier reading, with a recap of the hottest headlines, announcements and arts news that shaped the zeitgeist this past week.

Barbican Centre appoints Arts Centre Melbourne’s Claire Spencer as inaugural CEO

After more than seven years at Arts Centre Melbourne, Spencer is leaving to run the largest performing arts centre in Europe, The Barbican Centre. Spencer will finish up in her current role as CEO of Arts Centre Melbourne on 14 April before starting her new role in London in May. ArtsHub’s Richard Watts talks with her about the appointment.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Like this content?

Become a Member and unlock unlimited Access today

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina