International Women’s Day: Women artists count
Miranda Carroll and Miranda Samuels in conversation
In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March the Gallery’s new director of public engagement Miranda Carroll will be in conversation with artist and co-editor of The Countess Report, Miranda Samuels. Together they will discuss the current initiatives that artists, curators and institutions are undertaking to ensure the history and future place of female artists is acknowledged and valued.
Miranda Carroll is the Director of Public Engagement for the Art Gallery of New South Wales. She is an experienced art museum leader and communicator and has held previous roles in art museums across three continents. Miranda has been involved in all aspects of public engagement including media relations, communications, information and visitor services, public relations and publicity, advertising and marketing.
Miranda Samuels is co-editor of The Countess Report, the go-to online resource on gender equality in art education, art practice and contemporary art culture. Since 2008 The Countess Report has been publishing statistics and data on gender representation in the Australian visual arts sector. Until recently she was an artist-educator at the Gallery, and is now Public Engagement and Events Officer at UNSW Galleries. She is a 2019 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar.
Image: Miranda Carroll.
Wednesday 6 March 2019, 6.30pm
No bookings required
Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court