Ass. Director, Development and Commercial Services at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art , Australia
Tarragh Cunningham is responsible for audience attraction, retention and development, and the Gallery’s self-managed commercial services. She leads the brand, marketing, communication, digital engagement and tourism strategies; sponsorship and grant body partnerships; and retail, catering and events services. Tarragh has worked in the museum and gallery sector for 20 years. She has previously QAGOMA’s Exhibitions Manager from 2008 until 2015 and prior to that Exhibitions Manager at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), where she held various positions from 1996. She has undertaken postgraduate studies in Arts Management and Museum leadership, and completed the Asianlink Leaders Program in 2013. In 2019 she was invited to join Creative Partnerships’ Arts Leadership Mentoring Program, created to help organisations get to the next level in their operations through a mentorship. As Exhibitions Manager at QAGOMA, Tarragh was involveld with the development and management of exhibitions and touring projects at a national and international level and has been a contributor to the development of policy and strategic planning at the Gallery.