A New Director for The Dowse

Courtney Johnston, New Director of The Dowse Museum

Courtney Johnston has been announced as the new Director of The Dowse in Lower Hutt.  Currently the General Manager of web agency Boost New Media, Johnston is also a distinguished visual arts commentator.  As well as corresponding regularly on Radio New Zealand, she runs art blog Best of 3 and tweets as auchmill.  Johnston is replacing current Director Cam McCracken who leaves to take up the Directorship of Dunedin Public Art Gallery in September.  Describing her appointment, Johnston blogged; “What a privilege it is to be part of the constellation of artists and gallery professionals and dealers and historians and writers and critics and collectors and vast Milky Way of fans and visitors and visitors-to-be that art brings together.”

A New Director for The Dowse

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