Zak Mensah and Sara Wajid appointed joint CEOs of Birmingham Museums Trust
Birmingham Museums Trust, one of the UK’s largest independent museum trusts, has appointed Sara Wajid and Zak Mensah as joint CEOs. The pair will formally join the charity in November, taking over from Dr Ellen McAdam who stepped down in June this year.
What has the Lottery done for artists?
Artists are the lifeblood of the arts, but their direct funding has steadily declined over the past two decades. A change in approach is now essential, says Susan Jones. – via Arts Professional
This September Craftspace are taking over the centre of Birmingham once again for In:Site Festival. The free week-long event will see the green space outside Birmingham Cathedral turn into an outdoor art gallery as it gradually fills up with new artworks, created outside by recent graduates, in collaboration with passers-by.