Crawford Art Gallery Welcomes Mary McCarthy as New Gallery Director

The Chairman Rose McHugh and the board of Crawford Art Gallery, have extended a warm welcome to Mary McCarthy, who takes up the position of director in February 2018.

Mary has most recently been director of the National Sculpture Gallery and also chairperson of Culture Ireland’s expert advisory committee. Previously Mary served as deputy director of Cork 2005 when the city was European Capital of Culture and as cultural manager of Dublin Docklands Development Authority.

West Cork native Mary McCarthy replaces Peter Murray, the long-term holder of the position who had retired in 2017.