Karen Kindt is the Collection Manager, First Nations Cultures at Queensland Museum and is the custodian of more than 57,000 objects held in the First Nations Cultures Collections, at Queensland Museum.
Her work involves collaborating with curators, conservators and researchers, by providing access to objects and collections for the purpose of exhibitions, loans, displays, photography, research and Community visits. Her role is to care for the collections, to industry- benchmark standards. Work includes conducting collections inventories and audits, database management and input, processing new acquisitions, accessioning objects, preparing loans documentation, freight logistics, and monitoring environmental conditions of the collection spaces.
Karen has a strong focus and research interest in artefacts held in the museum’s Photography and World Cultures collections. Her ongoing research includes mapping the history of registration methods and technologies applied to the First Nations Cultures collections since 1862.
Current Research Projects
Past Research Projects
Curated Exhibitions & Displays
Queensland Museum Projects
National & International Touring Exhibitions
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