I offer consultancy services focused on community museums and historical societies.
- I provide significance assessments and advice on all aspects of museum management from developing collections to engaging audiences.
- I produce exhibitions and tours, deliver historical research and write for publications, films, and digital platforms.
- I can deliver completed projects including exhibitions, tours or films. Alternatively, I can work with your staff or volunteers and lead you through the process to help develop skills within your museum.
My clients include community archives and local museums as well as national organisations such as the CSIRO and the Commonwealth Office of the Arts.
My consultancy services are based on a career delivering outcomes in museums and I focus on advice with practical application.
I spent 25 years working in state and national museums. I was Director of the South Australian Maritime Museum and a foundation curator at the Australian National Maritime Museum. I was President of the Australian Maritime Museums Council and led that association in providing support for regional museums.
I produced national and international touring exhibitions including a series of exhibitions that toured regional Australia. My exhibitions have been the centrepiece of events including the Olympic Arts Festival and have won national awards. I have been honoured with the Republic of France’s award Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of Arts and Letters) for services to the arts and cultural relations.