Art School Plus: Tutors

Year: 2023


Title: Head of Art, Imperial War Museum

Rebecca Newell

Rebecca Newell has been IWM’s Head of Art since 2017, working on all aspects related to the care, display and interpretation of the museum’s preeminent artcollection. She is lead curator for the Blavatnik Art, Film and Photography Galleries opening at IWM London in November 2023, and is also responsible for IWM’s national art commissioning programme. She is working on various programme and exhibition projects, and, with a background in art history and museology, is part of the research-active staff community at IWM engaging with diverse practitioners and academics in order to deepen understanding of war and its impact. Her current research themes also include gender violence in conflict.