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Senior Academic Programs Curator, Museums and Collections Department, University of Melbourne, The University of Melbourne

Qualifications: Grad Cert in University Teaching 2014, PhD (History) 2010, Post Grad Dip Art Curatorial Studies 1992; B.Music 1990; B.Arts 1991
Dr Heather Gaunt (Ph.D, B.Music, B.Arts, Postgrad. Dip. Art Curatorial Studies, Grad. Cert. University Teaching) is Senior Academic Programs Curator, Museums & Collections Department, University of Melbourne. Heather has worked over a period of two decades in the museum industry, as exhibition curator, collections manager, museum educator and historical researcher. Heather has published widely in diverse areas, including cultural history and museum pedagogy.


  • 2017–present
    Curator, Grainger Museum, University of Melbourne


  • 2010 
    University of Tasmania, PhD History
  • 1993 
    University of Melbourne, Post graduate Diploma Curatorial Studies
  • 1992 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
  • 1991 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Music

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Melbourne Engagement Grant
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