Penelope Curtis Leaving Tate Britain

April 2nd, 2015

Tate Britain director Penelope Curtis will leave her position at the museum after five years at the helm of the museum that have been marked by criticism and occasionally turbulent personnel changes.  She will move to be the first international director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon.  “I want to keep all that is good about the museum, which I admire deeply, while developing ways in which it can make more of its context and position,” she says, “especially in relation to the neighboring Modern Art Centre, and more widely.”Read more at The Guardian