Curator and Associate Professor in Art History, University of Melbourne
Alison Inglis is an Associate Professor in Art History and for many years has coordinated the Master of Art Curatorship program at the University of Melbourne. She researches, teaches and publishes in the area of nineteenth-century British and Australian art and also in museum studies. Alison Inglis’ experience in the field of curatorial studies is reflected in her current membership of several museum boards (including Museum Victoria; and the Duldig Museum) and her appointment as an Emeritus Trustee of the National Gallery of Victoria in 2010. Two of her current research projects are supported by Australian Research Council funding: the first examines the history of Australian art exhibitions 1968-2009; the second investigates the collections of British and Australian portraits in the National Gallery of Victoria. Alison also undertakes curatorial work, most recently she co-curated the large exhibition, For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation, with Patricia Macdonald, at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, April – July 2014.