Nicholas Hadnutt is the Archaeology Curator in the Cultures & Histories Program, responsible for researching, curating and sharing Queensland Museum’s archaeology collections.
Nick has experience in working in exhibition development and delivery, large-scale gallery and storage refurbishments, international exhibition installations and public programming.
Nick’s research specialisation is historical archaeology and his interests include the changing role of museums since their inception,19th and 20th century material culture and how it reflects Queensland’s changing cultural landscape and museum collection development.
Currently he is investigating and documenting the development of the museum’s historical archaeology collection and has spent multiple field seasons excavating and analysing finds from a central Queensland gold mining town in order to better understand the choices people made when living in frontier town at the turn of the 20th century.
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