Dr Maria Balshaw CBE starts as new Director of Tate on June 1. She is the first woman to be appointed to the role. Maria began her career in academia before working for Arts Council England in Birmingham and then becoming Director of the Whitworth in 2006. She quickly became a key figure in the transformation of Manchester’s cultural sector, curating radical and popular programs and expanding the city’s art collections. On behalf of all supporters, the Tate Americas Foundation wishes Maria well in her new post and looks forward to her visits to the Americas in years to come.
26 July 2017