Girls outnumber males as trustees overseeing Sydney’s key arts and cultural organisations following a change of guard on the Powerhouse Museum, and appointments to the Artwork Gallery of NSW and the Australian Museum.
The previous editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar journal, Kellie Hush, will be a part of educationalist Eddie Woo, PricewaterhouseCoopers associate Paddy Carney and businessman David Borger on a new-look board of the Museum of Utilized Arts and Sciences at a important juncture, because the Powerhouse Museum prepares to relocate to Parramatta.
As government director of the Western Sydney Enterprise Chamber, Mr Borger championed the shift to the riverside web site, arguing it was solely equitable that the area’s two million individuals have entry to an iconic cultural asset.
Notably, Darren Steinberg, chief government officer of Dexus Funds, half proprietor of the Theatre Royal, has additionally been appointed to the Powerhouse Museum with the federal government providing assurances that any battle of curiosity from the businessman’s lengthy expertise in property and funds administration had been declared and managed. The federal government hopes to transform a part of the Ultimo Powerhouse web site to a lyric theatre.