Marcus was appointed Director of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in 2015. Previously he was the inaugural CEO of the Chinese Museum in Melbourne.
Marcus has worked at all three levels of government in the cultural sector, including the Department of Communications, IT and the Arts, Arts Victoria and the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Prior to joining the Chinese Museum he was the Manager of Programming Resources at the Arts Centre, Melbourne.
He received a Public Service Australia Day Award for his work on the development of the National Museum of Australia. He was a co-founder and former Chair of The Dog Theatre, and was the General Manager of The Store Room.
He completed a Masters in Public Policy and Management at The University of Melbourne. He studied Production at the Victorian College of the Arts, and has a Bachelor of Planning and Design (Building) from the University of Melbourne.
The Board of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is governed by the Board of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, a statutory body established under the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Act 2014.
The Board of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory is responsible for the effective management of MAGNT and is directly accountable to the Northern Territory Government, through the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture. The Board consists of up to 10 members appointed by the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture.
The Board of the Strehlow Research Centre
Pictured left to right: Professor Barry Judd, Phillip Gordon, Edward Rontji, Cleophas (Lofty) Katakarinja, Michael Sitzler (Deputy Chair), Michael Liddle (Chair)