Italy Seeks Foreigners to Head Cultural Sites

  • May 30, 2016 23:00

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Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus. Uffizzi Gallery.
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Italy has launched a global hunt for new directors to run high-profile museums and archaeological sites, in the latest bid to revive the country's moribund cultural heritage sector.

Last year, Italian managers of world-class museums and art galleries, including the Uffizi in Florence, were replaced by foreigners. Following on from this initiative, the government is searching for new managers for nine cultural sites.

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