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Ms Renai Grace


  • Bio/Profile
  • Renai Grace was appointed Director/CEO of the Museum of Brisbane in November 2016. Since joining Museum of Brisbane, Renai has led popular exhibitions including Mao’s Last Dancer the exhibition (2017-2018), The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive (2018-2019), New Woman (2019-2020) and initiated the bi-annual Brisbane Art Design Festival (BAD).
    Prior to joining Museum of Brisbane, Renai worked for some of Queensland’s leading cultural institutions and projects including Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Women of the World Festival, Northsite (formerly Kickarts) and Artisan (Queensland’s peak body for Craft and Design). She has also served as director of investment and development at Arts Queensland.
    As a curator, Renai has supported the work of many artists. She co-founded art galleries, Spiro Grace Art Room, Smith & Stoneley and Blindside as well as Independent Arts Management, an arts consultancy that has overseen the management of corporate art collections and orchestrated the master planning and commissioning of major public artworks across Australia.
    As associate director for Positive Solutions, she established the Melbourne office and contributed to cultural policies and facilities planning as well as collaborated with UAP to curate significant national and international projects KAUST, Reconciliation Place, Canberra and Darwin Waterfront Redevelopment.