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Kevin Sumption

Director, Australian National Maritime Museum

Kevin Sumption

Kevin Sumption is the Director of the Australian National Maritime Museum. Here he brings to the Board extensive experience in museum management, exhibition and program development.

In the past, Kevin was Director of Exhibitions and Programs at the National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Where he was responsible for the redevelopment of the museum’s learning facilities and digital outreach services.

He held the position of Associate Director of Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum (2001-2008). Led the strategic management of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s online portal service Australian Museums On Line (1999-2001), and was one of the founding curators of the Australian National Maritime Museum(1991-1995).

Kevin is well-known as an international expert in digital cultural content, with specialist interest in mobile learning, outreach services and interactive media.

Kevin Sumption will speak at MuseumNext Sydney in April 2019.

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