Inspirational Women Arts Leaders
Discussion Series

3MBS is proud to present a discussion series featuring a distinguished line-up of some of Melbourne’s most prominent women arts leaders.  Join us to hear how the pandemic has impacted artists and affected Melbourne’s arts sector, how they, as leaders, have navigated these challenges to remain connected with audiences, and what they envisage the future of the arts will be in a post-COVID world.

Ep 1: Collette Brennan and Adele Schonhardt
Jess Carascalao Heard speaks with Abbotsford Convent Foundation CEO, Collette Brennan, and Co-Director of Australian Digital Concert Hall, Adele Schonhardt.

Ep 2: Elizabeth Hill-Cooper and Anne Frankenberg
Loretto Perkins speaks with CEO of Victorian Opera, Elizabeth Hill-Cooper, and CEO of Musica Viva Australia, Anne Frankenberg.

Ep 3: Fiona Menzies and Jennifer Kerr
Jess Carascalao Heard speaks with CEO of Creative Partnerships Australia, Fiona Menzies and Arts Manager and City of Melbourne Knowledge Programming Lead, Jennifer Kerr.

Ep 4: Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO and Monica Curro
Jess Carascalao Heard speaks with Yorta Yorta woman, composer, soprano and educator, Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO, and Co-Artistic Director of the Port Fairy Spring Festival, Monica Curro

Ep 5: Yvonne von Hartel and Rebecca Daff – peckvonhartel Architects
Kiera Stevens speaks with Yvonne von Hartel, Founding Principal of PeckvonHartel Architects and National Practice Leader Rebecca Daff about changes in design practice brought about by Covid.