Rose Hiscock Inagural Director, Science Gallery Melbourne & Director, Museums and Collections, University of Melbourne
Rose Hiscock is the Director Museums and Collections at The University of Melbourne, a portfolio that includes the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Buxton Contemporary and Science Gallery Melbourne, a recently opened gallery designed for young adults.
She has held national leadership roles within the Australian cultural sector and her positions demonstrate a strong focus on the intersection of art and science including CEO of the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and roles at Museums Victoria.
Rose was previously Executive Director, Arts Development at the Australia Council of the Arts where she was responsible for international programs including Australia’s representation at the Venice Biennale.
Rose is committed to building an accessible, inclusive and thriving arts sector and is Board member of Back to Back Theatre, Chunky Move, the Melbourne Art Foundation and Science Gallery International.