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Council of the National Gallery of Australia appointment

The Turnbull Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Alison Kubler as a member of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) for three years.

Ms Kubler has more than 20 years’ experience working in museums and galleries including the University of Queensland Art Museum and the Gold Coast City Art Gallery. She has also consulted on a wide range of art and education programs including for the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas.

In addition to her experience in the arts sector, she has experience working as an arts adviser to Government and as an assessor for the Australia Council for the Arts. She is also a regular contributor to art journals and magazines including Vault, Art Collector and MUSEUM and co-authored Art and Fashion in the Twentieth Century published by Thames and Hudson UK (2013).

Ms Kubler currently sits on the Board for the Museum of Brisbane and is an Ambassador for the Institute of Modern Art and the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.

Her knowledge and involvement across the arts sector will be a valuable asset for the Council, particularly her experience in curatorial consultancy and arts education.

The NGA is responsible for the development and maintenance of Australia’s national art collection and exhibits works of art for the public. It holds the largest display of Australian Indigenous art in the world.

For more information about the NGA visit: www.nga.gov.au

Media contacts:

Geraldine Mitchell | 0407 280 476 | Geraldine.Mitchell [at] communications.gov.au 
Guy Creighton | 0438 815 302 | Guy.Creighton [at] communications.gov.au