Dr Sarah Scott
Areas of expertise
- Historical Studies 2103
- Art History 190102
- Curatorial And Related Studies 2102
- Museum Studies 210204
Australian Modernist Art and its representation
Australian Indigenous Art and Culture
Commonwealth Art and its Politics
Sarah Scott is a lecturer in art history and theory. In 2012 she received the Rydon fellowship at Kings College, London to work on her research concerning Australian exhibitions of Australian art for export. From 2009 to 2012 she convened and taught in the Museums and Collections program at ANU. Prior to her appointment at ANU, Sarah was a Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts and Humanities at Charles Darwin University (Darwin) for three years. She has also taught at Swinburne School of Design (Melbourne), the University of Melbourne (Art History and Australian Studies) and the Tasmanian School of Art. Sarah's PhD examined exhibitions of Australian art for Export to Europe during the 1950s and 1960s. She is currently developing her research on the cultural history of London's Commonwealth Institute.
National Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Art Awards: History and Impact.
Publication of PhD thesis: The Politics of Patronage: Exhibitions of Australian Art in Europe 1953-1964.
Legacy of Empire: The Commonwealth Institute and Australian Participation in Commonwealth Exhibitions.
Whitechapel Revisited: Bryan Robertson Recent Australian Painting versus Bernard SMith's 'Antipodean Manifesto.' Clashing constructions of an 'Australian art tradition.'
House Museum art collections
Dorothy Bennett and Aboriginal art exhibitions overseas
Nadia Hooton (Honours) The development of policy relating to the display of Bill Henson's controversial photographs.
Laura Parker (Honours) The photographic collections of Police Museums: Interpretation and display
Laura Breen: Research project defining the interpretation of the Daimler Car at the National Museum of Australia
Juliet Flook: Ensuring cultural diversity in volunteer policy and management.
Laura s: The problems of managing aging volunteers in the large machine cultural heritage sector
Caitlin Sutton The role of Sir Henry Allport in developing the collection scope of the Allport Collection, State Library of Tasmania
Jessica Cram Active Learning: A critical assessment of education programs at the National Museum of Australia: Development of an education policy for the NMA.