Somerset House Studios

Somerset House Studios
Kinsale Arts Festival

Kinsale Arts Festival
London Word Festival

London Word Festival
Producing

Producing

Marie McPartlin is a Director and Artistic Programmer commissioning and developing cutting-edge cross-disciplinary projects across music, visual art, performance and new technologies.

Since February 2015, she is Director of Somerset House Studios, London.

Marie was a recipient of a Paul Hamlyn Breakthrough Award for exceptional cultural entrepreneurship in 2009. She has twice served as a festival director, and under ACE’s Cultural Leadership Programme, was appointed Associate Programmer, Contemporary Music at the Barbican. She has worked extensively as a freelancer specialising in cross-disciplinary work with many notable organisations including Frieze, Sydney Festival and the National Trust.

 
Role
Year

Somerset House Studios

Director

2015 -

Kinsale Arts Festival, Ireland

Director

2013-2014

London Word Festival

Co-Director / Co-Founder

2007-2012

Roundhouse London

Programmer and Peer Reviewer

2010-2013

Create

Consultant

2011-2012

National Trust

Lead Curator

2011-2012

Frieze Music

Producer

2010

Barbican Centre, Cultural Leadership Programme

Associate Programmer, Contemporary Music

2009-2010

The Spitz

Live Music Programmer

2006-2007