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Meet the Curator: Nina Earl

October 17, 2018

Photograph of Nina Earl in Light Ball Orchestra in Future Park exhibition Name: Nina Earl Role: Assistant Curator What is your area of expertise? All things science but currently I am reading and learning about 3D printing. The exciting part is that I get to visit research laboratories and see what is happening in the speculative research of this area.

Meet the Curator: Kristina Stankovski

July 11, 2018

Akira Isogawa with MAAS Curator Kristina Stankovski, preparing an asymmetrical spot-print top Name: Kristina Stankovski Role: Assistant Curator What is your area of expertise? Fashion and Dress What's your background and how did you come to work at the Museum? I hold a Master of Arts in the History and Culture of Fashion from the London College of Fashion, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Sydney University.

National Science Week: Meet the Curators

August 14, 2017

Photograph of staff in basement It’s National Science Week! Tune in each day to meet MAAS’ science curators, discover objects from our wonderful science collection and find out what a science curator actually does in a day. To start off National Science week we interview the Science Curators of MAAS and find out what they love about working in a Museum.

Meet the curator – Deborah Turnbull

March 25, 2013

Photograph of Deborah Turnbull, Assistant Curator What is your specialty area? Well, I have two art history degrees, so the short answer is art. The long answer is I used to be thoroughly obsessed with gendered architecture, until I discovered contemporary art in the last year of my undergraduate degree.

Meet the curator – Rebecca Evans

November 9, 2011

Rebecca Evans with vintage dresses from the Museum's collection What is your name? Rebecca Evans What is your speciality area? Isn’t specialisation code for ‘things I like best’? I have made and loved clothing and textiles for as long as I can remember.

Meet the curator- Charles Pickett

June 16, 2011

Photo portrait of MAAS Curator, Dr. Charles Pickett If you are a regular reader of 'Object of the Week', you would know that Charles is one of our best contributors. I thought it was about time we 'met' Charles in one of our inimitable 6x6 style interviews!

Meet the curator- Rebecca Bower

April 14, 2011

Rebecca Bower surrounded by museum objects Name: Rebecca Bower What is your specialty area? Like many curators at the Powerhouse I studied archaeology, having wanted to be an Egyptologist since I was a little girl. It was pure coincidence that my first year at university was soon after Raiders of the Lost Ark came out.

Meet the curator- Glynis Jones

October 8, 2010

MAAS curator Glynis Jones with MAAS collection objects Name: Glynis Jones (I often receive phone calls from gentlemen of a certain age who ask me if I appeared in Mary Poppins!!). What is your specialty area? I completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Archaeology and Fine Arts and a postgraduate degree in Museum Studies.

Meet the curator- Alysha Buss

June 28, 2010

Curator Alysha Buss Name: Alysha Buss What is your specialty area? At university I completed a Bachelor of Arts where I majored in Archaeology (Classical and Near Eastern) and Heritage Studies, and also studied Art History and Anthropology.

Meet the Curator: Andrew Grant

May 26, 2010

Curator Andrew Grant Name Andrew Grant What is your specialty area? Land Transport with particular interest in horse drawn transport. It’s hard to claim any field within the vast transport area as a “specialty”, because they are all complex.

Meet the curator- Min-Jung Kim

May 14, 2010

Portrait of curator Min-Jung Kim Name: Min-Jung Kim What is your specialty area? My known speciality is East Asian decorative arts and design within the Museum. I look after the Chinese, Japanese and Korean collections in all mediums including: ceramics, textiles, wood and lacquer, metal, jade, paper etc.

Meet the curator- Eva Czernis-Ryl

December 25, 2009

Eva Czernis-Ryl Eva and part of the Doulton display in the ‘Inspired!’ exhibition. Above Bilton’s waratah plaque and jug, there is a stunning vase painted about 1900 by Edward Raby. Name Eva Czernis-Ryl What is your specialty area?