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Australian Alumni Speaker Series: Suhanya Raffel - M+ The making of a 21st century museum

Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time Hong Kong SAR China Time)

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Suhanya Raffel was appointed Museum Director of M+ in November 2016. Her curatorial career began in 1984 and she has over 30 years of experience as a museum curator and leader. She was appointed Museum Director, M+, in January 2019.

 

A cornerstone of the ambitious West Kowloon Cultural District Project, M+ is scheduled for completion in 2020. As Hong Kong’s new museum for visual culture, it will encompass 20th and 21st century art, design, architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, Asia, and beyond. The museum aims to document the past, inform the present, and contribute to the future of visual culture within an evermore interconnected global landscape.

 

Prior to joining M+, Suhanya was Deputy Director and Director of Collections at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and Acting Director of the Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia. She is a Trustee of the Geoffrey Bawa Trust and the Lunuganga Trust, Sri Lanka and a member of the board of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art (CIMAM), Barcelona, Spain.

 

Suhanya is a graduate of the University of Sydney. 

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The Australia Centre
Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong
23/F Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Hong Kong SAR China

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time Hong Kong SAR China Time)


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Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong

The Australian Consulate-General is the face of the Australian Government in Hong Kong and offers a wide range of diplomatic and government services to advance Australian interests in Hong Kong and Macau.

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