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  • Open
  • Free general admission

Our Shared Histories Curatorial Centre explores the concept of shared histories as a way of marking and representing the enmeshed Indigenous and non-Indigenous experiences and histories of life on the Australian continent.

Ian Coates

Dr Ian Coates

Ian Coates is the Head of the Shared Histories Curatorial Centre.

His team is developing the Endeavour 250 exhibition on the anniversary of HMB Endeavour’s voyage along the east coast of Australia, opening in 2020.

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