Liverpool Biennial has recruited Manuela Moscoso as the curator for its next event, which takes place in 2020


Issue 118/11, 01.11.2018
The latest appointments in museums and galleries
The University of Cambridge has appointed Luke Syson as the director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. He joins from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, succeeding Tim Knox, who left the Fitzwilliam Museum in February to become the director of the Royal Collection.
The Auckland Project, based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, has three new staff members at its Spanish Gallery. María López-Fanjul y Díez del Corral, a curator at the Berlin State Museums, has been appointed as senior curatorial adviser.

Paul Joannides, the emeritus professor of Art History at the University of Cambridge is the editorial adviser for the gallery, while Morlin Ellis, a former committee chair of the charity Artes, which promotes the study of Iberian and Latin American visual culture, is the curatorial and research associate.

John Booth has become a Tate trustee. He chairs a number of public and private companies including Maintel and the London Theatre Company.

London Transport Museum has appointed Elizabeth McKay to the new role of chief operating officer. McKay will work alongside the museum’s director, Sam Mullins, to deliver a five-year plan to increase visitor numbers, diversify audience engagement and create new commercial opportunities. McKay joins from Historic Royal Palaces where she was the chief learning officer.

Exeter Culture director Lara Goodband has moved to a new role as the curator of contemporary art at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery.

Liverpool Biennial has recruited Manuela Moscoso as the curator for its next event, which takes place in 2020. Moscoso, originally from Ecuador, is currently the senior curator at Tamayo Museo, Mexico City.

Kristian Kaminski has been appointed as the properties curator (London) for English Heritage, joining from a role as deputy team leader (design and conservation) at the London Borough of Islington.

Brian Cass is the new senior curator of Hayward Gallery Touring at Southbank Centre. He is currently the head of exhibitions at Towner Art Gallery. His role was created to succeed Roger Malbert, the head of Hayward Gallery Touring who has retired after 34 years.