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Timothy Hart

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Director, Information Multimedia & Technology
Museum Victoria
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Your Background

Your Biography

Tim has worked in Museum’s for the past 22 years, in collection management, policy development, project management, information technology, multimedia development and senior management. He studied Architecture and Archaeology at Sydney University, graduating in 1987. In 1997 he was appointed National Project Manager of Australian Museums On Line (AMOL). In 1999 he became Chief Information Officer at the Powerhouse Museum, establishing a new division and executive role. In 2001 was appointed Director of Information, Multimedia and Technology at Museum Victoria, once again establishing a new division and executive role. Tim was involved in the establishment of the Australian Registrars Committee (ARC) in the early nineties and has been an active member of Museums Australia for the last 15 years. In 2004 he became a committee member of the Australian Interactive Multimedia Industry Association (AIMIA). Tim is passionate about the positive role technology can play in driving change and innovation in museums. He is not afraid of the changes that “new media” is forcing on museums – “we are all living through a period of significant change driven by technology – lets enjoy the ride while we help re-shape our museums”

Best of the Web History

2011 Vote
#collectionfishing on
2008 Nomination
Museum Victoria

Conference Attendance

I attended MW2011.
MW2011 Role
Program Committee Member
I attended MW2010.
MW2010 Role
Program Committee Member


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