Sarah Milroy Appointed Chief Curator at the McMichael
The ACI Director joins the McMichael leadership team
Art critic, curator and essayist Sarah Milroy has been appointed Chief Curator at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Milroy is also a member of the ACI Board of Directors.
As a champion of Canadian art, Milroy served as the chief art critic at The Globe and Mail from 2001 to 2011, has contributed to more than a dozen books on art, and also co-curated three major international exhibitions for the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, England: From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia (2014; and the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2015); Vanessa Bell (2016); and David Milne: Modern Painting (2018), which will also travel to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Read the full statement from the McMichael here.
Watch ACI’s “Art Talk: Sarah Milroy and Gerta Moray on Emily Carr” to here Milroy’s perspective on this extraordinary Canadian artist’s life and work.
Emily Carr, Odds and Ends, 1939, oil on canvas, 67.4 x 109.5 cm, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.