Artistic licence

Investing in new works, taking art to the people, and being ‘unapologetic’ about seeking funding are high on the list of priorities for Annie Fletcher, the new director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art

7th April, 2019
Annie Fletcher: ‘We think we know everything, but we have so many blind spots’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Less than a month into her job as director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Annie Fletcher is brimming with ideas about how to mould the museum’s future. It will be a while before she gets to put her stamp on Imma’s programme of exhibitions, but the outlines of a master plan for the lead-up to 2021, the gallery’s 30th anniversary, are already there. “We need to celebrate,” she says. “I think the culture...

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