3MBS is proud to present a discussion series featuring a distinguished line-up of some of Melbourne’s most prominent women arts leaders.

3MBS presenter Jessica Carrascalão Heard lead an open discussion with two special guests in the magnificent surrounds of the Abbotsford Convent.

Hear how the pandemic has impacted artists and affected Melbourne’s arts sector, how as leaders they 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.

Collette Brennan – CEO, Abbotsford Convent
Adele Schonhardt – Co-Director, Australian Digital Concert Hall

Elizabeth Hill-Cooper – CEO Victorian Opera
Anne Frankenberg – Deputy CEO, Musica Viva Australia

Jennifer Kerr – Knowledge Programming Lead at City of Melbourne
Fiona Menzies – CEO, Creative Partnerships Australia

Deborah Cheetham AO – Artistic Director, Short Black Opera
Monica Curro – Artistic Director, Port Fairy Spring Music Festival

This project is made possible with a generous support of the Community Broadcasting Foundation. Find out more at cbf.org.au.