Manchester Art Gallery

Departments and contacts

Everyone who works at Manchester Art Gallery can be contacted via our main telephone number, on 0161 235 8888, or you can contact individual staff members below.

Directorate

Director  Maria Balshaw
Senior Executive Assistant to the Director  Helen Fairs 0161 275 7454
Deputy Director  Amanda Wallace  0161 235 8860

Exhibitions and Collections

Senior Curator  Natasha Howes  0161 235 8813
Contemporary Art Curator  Fiona Corridan  0161 235 8812
Curator  Kate Jesson  0161 235 8816
Contemporary Art Curator  Clare Gannaway  0161 235 8807
Craft and Design Curator  Janet Boston  0161 235 8824
Fine Art Curator  Hannah Williamson  0161 235 8882
Curator  Jennifer Mckellar  0161 235 8864

Learning

Head of Learning and Engagement  Ronan Brindley  0161 235 8868
Senior Manager Schools and Colleges  Emma Carroll  0161 235 8854
Senior Manager Schools and Colleges  Joanne Davies  0161 235 8854
Learning Manager: Health and Wellbeing   Louise Thompson  0161 235 8844
Learning Manager: Communities  Ruth Edson  0162 235 8877
Learning Manager: Lifelong Learning and Volunteering  Meg Parnell  0161 235 8855
Learning Manager: Lifelong Learning  Kate Day  0161 235 8855
Family Learning  0161 235 8869

Audience development

Design Manager, The Manchester Museums and Galleries Partnership  Ian Smith
Campaigns Manager   Catherine Ryan   0161 235 8865
Web Manager   Martin Grimes  0161 235 8870

Commercial team

Business Development Manager:  Catherine Pank  0161 235 8852
Retail Manager  Lindsay McCulloch  0161 235 8832/8856
Retail Buyer   Lisa Mouncey
Business Events Coordinator   Marie Bergin  0161 235 8866
Events officer  Yasmin Butt  0161 235 8862
General events enquiries  eventsteam@manchester.gov.uk

Visitor Services and Operations

Principal Operations Manager  Catriona Morgan  0161 235 8867
Gallery Manager   Terry Morgan   0161 235 8808
Duty Manager   Samantha White   0161 235 8866
AV Technician   Shamus Dawes
Display Technician   Russel Clarke
Operations Assistant   Paul Morley

Development

Head of Development, The Manchester Museums and Galleries Partnership, Jo Beggs  0161 275 7474
Development Manager   Catherine Miller  0161 235 8873
Development Support Officer  Lawrence Fennelly  0161 235 8873

Asset Management and Development

Collections & Assets Assistant   Bev Hogg  0161 235 8803
Heritage Development Officer  Ian Condon  0161 219 6720
Senior Conservator (and works on paper conservator)  Claire Grundy  0161 219 6727
Paintings Conservator  Julia Jackson  0161 219 6722
Frames and Furniture Conservator  Chris Russell  0161 219 6721
Conservation Technician  Adam Butler
Senior Galleries Registrar   Phillippa Milner   0161 235 8890
Loans Manager  Sian Millar  0161 235 8829
Loans Assistant  David Carden  0161 235 8890
Collection Information Officer  John Peel  0161 235 8892

Gallery of Costume, Platt Hall

Costume Curator  Dr Miles Lambert  0161 245 7245
Gallery Development Officer (Platt Hall)   Rosie Gnatiuk   0161 245 7245
Gallery Assistant   Andrew Hunt  0161 245 7245