Director, Museum & Collections University of Melbourne
Director, Science Gallery Melbourne
- Building: University of Melbourne, Parkville
Rose Hiscock is the Director Museums and Collections at The University of Melbourne and Director of Science Gallery Melbourne. She has held national leadership roles within the Australian cultural sector throughout her career. Prior to the University of Melbourne, Rose was Director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (Powerhouse Museum), Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences.
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. Her career includes roles at Museum Victoria where she was responsible for commercial and audience growth across Museum Victoria’s highly successful venues. She is committed to building a thriving and dynamic arts sector and is Board member of Back to Back Theatre and Chunky Move.