Minister for the Arts George Souris Congratulates Museum of Contemporary Art Director

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SYDNEY.- Minister for the Arts, George Souris, has congratulated Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, Director of Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), on being awarded an OBE in the United Kingdom for services to contemporary art. “It’s a well deserved recognition to someone who has contributed so much to the world of contemporary art and New South Wales is honoured to have such a dedicated and knowledgeable person contributing so much to the culture of our State,” Mr Souris said. Ms Macgregor, who is currently in Scotland, said she was “absolutely thrilled” when informed of the award. “Elizabeth Ann has had an amazing and outstanding career in the arts world which began in the early 1980’s when she became not only the curator, but also bus driver, for the Scottish Council’s travelling gallery, taking exhibitions to the public – to villages, schools, hospitals etc. ‘She was eventuall