Barrie Right this moment introduced that Karen Carter, former govt director at Heritage Toronto, will start in her new position as govt director on the MacLaren Artwork Centre on January 4, 2021.
On the conclusion of a world search course of, the MacLaren Artwork Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of a brand new Government Director, Karen Carter. Karen will start her position on January 4, 2021.
“Karen is an exemplary arts govt whose transformational management with C-Artwork Caribbean Artwork Honest, BAND, Myseum and Heritage Toronto displays her dedication to group constructing, modern programming and creative excellence. We anticipate Karen to play a transformative position on the MacLaren Artwork Centre at a pivotal second in our historical past, and we glance ahead with nice enthusiasm to working together with her on this position,” says MacLaren Board President Michael MacMillan.
“I’m so excited to be becoming a member of the workforce at MacLaren Artwork Centre. The MacLaren has a stable fame as among the best regional museums within the nation. I’m excited for the chance to convey my community-centred method to the museum at the moment within the group’s historical past,” says Karen on her appointment.
Karen is the previous Government Director of Heritage Toronto, a Metropolis of Toronto company chargeable for the training and promotion of Toronto’s heritage. She is the founding Government Director of Myseum of Toronto and co-founder and Director of Black Artists’ Community and Dialogue (BAND), the group devoted to the promotion of Black arts and tradition in Canada and overseas.
Karen can be the Founder and Inventive Director of C-Artwork a Caribbean Artwork Honest launched in January 2020 in Mandeville, Jamaica. C-Artwork is a brand new method to the modern artwork truthful connecting artists from the Caribbean area to the worldwide artwork world. The exhibition When Night time Stirred at Sea: Up to date Caribbean Artwork, at the moment on show on the Peel Artwork Gallery, Museum + Archives (PAMA) in Brampton, is her most up-to-date collaborative challenge.
Karen replaces former Government Director Carolyn Bell Farrell, who retired on July 15, 2020, after 13 years within the position. [. . .]
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