Dr Maria Balshaw, Director, Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Art Gallery
Monday 7 October 2013, 5-6.30pm, Mansfield Cooper 4.10
Dr Maria Balshaw is Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery, part of the University of Manchester, and the Manchester City Galleries. As Director of these two major institutions, holding internationally important collections of fine and decorative art of more than 80,000 objects, she is responsible for the artistic and strategic vision for each gallery. An academic by training she has worked as an administrator and Director within the cultural sector for the past 10 years. Her talk will discuss the latest developments at the Whitworth Art Gallery.
For further information please contact: Louise.Tythacott@manchester.ac.uk