Ewen McPhee

Ewen McPhee is part of the Queensland Museum Network's Museum Development Officer (MDO) Program. He is based at Museum of Tropical Queensland in Townsville.

Ewen has had over 15 years’ experience working in the museum sector in Cultures and Histories, education, business management and visitor services.

As an MDO, his focus and passion lies in assisting and supporting small museums and community collections across Queensland and further north to the Torres Strait.

Throughout Ewen’s career he has assisted hundreds of community institutions, museums and groups with their collections and helped them to better understand and communicate their unique stories to the public.

Most recently, Ewen and fellow MDO Dr Jo Wills worked and supported the team a Gab Titui Cultural Centre on Thursday Island to develop and install their latest exhibition 150ZK Truth Telling: Coming Of The Light Zenadth Kes 150 Years Exhibition.

Listen to Ewen's story and learn about the work of the MDO program in our Museum Revealed Podcast.


Do you have a story to tell? Or do you need a grant, advice or training? For over 20 years Queensland Museum Network in conjunction with Arts Queensland have been running a program that provides people all across Queensland with an opportunity to access museum expertise both virtually and face-to-face.

Find out more about the Museum Development Officer Program here.
Read about Ewen's work as a Museum Development Officer across Queensland here.


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