Thursday 01 February 2018 - 19:30 to Friday 02 February 2018 - 21:00
Moscow, St Petersburg

Director of Clore Leadership Program Hilary Carty will share her experience in development of the cultural sector in the UK and talk about programs to nurture skills and competence for leaders in the cultural sector. The lectures will take place on 1-2 February in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

Hilary Carty has been engaged in developing cultural leadership in the UK for more than thirty years, acting as an independent consultant as well as a leader of state organizations and funds. She will explore the policy and practice necessary to strengthen the leadership of culture for individuals, organizations, and sectors. She will look at the key roles for networks, organizations, and contemporary leaders in providing opportunities, sharing knowledge, and nurturing skills and competences for successful cultural leadership in the twenty-first century.

In Moscow, the lecture is organized by Garage Museum of Contemporary Art together with the British Council as part of the series "Theories and practices of cultural leadership". It will be accessible for deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will be interpreted into Russian Sign Language.

Free admission with advance registration:

  • 1 February, Moscow (Garage Auditorium)
  • 2 February, Saint Petersburg (New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre, Fontanka River emb., 49 A)

The lectures will be held in English with interpreting into Russian.

Hilary Carty

Hilary Carty is the director of the Clore Leadership Programme, Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Management and Business at King’s College, London, and a consultant in the arts and cultural industries.

She also currently serves as a member of the Learning and Participation Committee of the Royal Opera House, a Trustee of the Horniman Museum & Gardens, and a Director of Creative United.

Hilary holds an MBA from the University of Westminster. In recognition of her contribution to the arts, culture and the development of work-based learning, Hilary has been awarded Honorary Doctorates from the University of Westminster, De Montfort and Middlesex Universities and Honorary Fellowship of Goldsmith’s University of London.