In Episode 95 of the No Limitations podcast, “Finding a Way Through,” Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson speaks to Elizabeth Ann Macgregor AM OBE, former Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Australia’s leading museum dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting contemporary art from across Australia and around the world.

With a career that began on the road driving a travelling gallery around Scotland, Elizabeth gives us a glimpse into her remarkable journey that brought her to Australia to lead the metamorphic revitalisation of the MCA. From breaking down barriers to art and engaging with broader audiences to establishing the National Centre for Creative Learning and driving a major focus on artists as educators, she shares with us the challenges they had to overcome to allow her to develop MCA into the vibrant organisation The Art Newspaper has declared the most visited contemporary art museum in the world before the global pandemic.

Elizabeth is also on the Board of the Sydney Swans Foundation and was previously President of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art, Chair of the Federal Government’s Creative Economy Task Force, and a Director of UNICEF Australia. Prior to her 22-year directorship of MCA Australia, she was the Director of the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, one of the major contemporary art galleries in the United Kingdom.

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