Sara Bourke has been appointed as the new director of Carl Eldh’s Studio Museum and
succeeds Joanna Nordin, who has been recruited as an artistic leader of Bonniers Konsthall. Sara comes closest from Bukowskis where she has been working as PR & Brand Manager since 2017. She will take office on March 1, 2023.
– It is with great commitment and humility that I take on the task of manage and develop Carl Eldhs Studio Museum, this gem in Stockholm cultural life. Here is a unique studio house with most of Carl Eldh’s collection
production that I look forward to making even more visible to both Swedish and international visitors. The atelier’s role as a meeting place for it contemporary art and Carl Eldh’s work will continue to occupy a large place as well new programs and curatorial collaborations, in order to broaden in this way perspectives and open up the museum to more artistic expressions, says Sara Bourke.
At Bukowskis, Sara has initiated and carried out exhibitions, collaborations and public talks with artists, professors, writers, musicians and gallerists. Previous experience from the communications agency Patriksson Group includes several exhibition projects and close collaborations with, among others Prins Eugen’s Waldemarsudde, Sven-Harry’s Art Museum, Skissernas Museum and Market Art Fair. Sara has been a member of the board for a couple of years Millesgården’s friends and has also been on the board of Carl Eldhs Studio Museum.
– The assignment includes managing and developing exhibition and program activities, attract new target groups and strengthen the economy. The required in addition to a burning interest in art, both entrepreneurial spirit and a developed sense of communication and business development to achieve the museum’s lofty goals. Sara’s broad experience from different business areas fits well with this and we are very happy to welcome Sara as a new member museum director, says Eva Schöld, Chairman of the Board.
Eva Schöld, Chairman of the Board
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Sara Bourke, takes office on 1 March
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