• Our Staff

Jolene Douglas Curator of Art & Exhibitions Kaiteki Toi

Contact Jolene for enquiries about the museum's art collections and exhibition proposals

Eloise Wallace Director Kaiwhakahaere

Eloise is employed by the Gisborne Museum of Art and History Trust Board to lead the museum. Contact Eloise for enquiries regarding museum governance, operations, finance, human resources, contracts, public relations, marketing, events, partnerships and Friends of the Museum

Tapunga Nepe Kaitieki Māori

Contact Tapunga for enquiries relating to taonga Māori
Research and advice
Incoming/outgoing loans
New taonga Maori acquisitions
Taonga Tūturu (protected New Zealand objects)
Tribal and community connections to taonga
Tikanga (cultural advice) around taonga and within the Museum context

Dudley L Meadows Curator of Photography Kaiteki Whakaahua

Contact Dudley for photograph research collection enquiries and appointments

Madeleine Jones Collections Manager Kaiwhakahiato Taonga

Contact Madeleine for general enquiries about the museum collections, or to donate to the collection

Christine Page Archivist Kaitieki Pūranga

Contact Christine for archives research collection enquiries and appointments

Julie Noanoa Education Team Leader

Experience: Education Specialist Te Papa. Art Educator City Gallery Wellington. Art Educator Pātaka Museum + Art Gallery. Primary School Teacher (Rumaki) Petone Central School. 
Booking enquiries

Madeleine Stonehouse Educator

Madeleine is a qualified teacher, with a background in Science education. Experience: Secondary School Teacher Mercury Bay Area School, Secondary School Teacher Campion College.

Te Manuhuia Paenga Educator

Fiona Challies Receptionist

Contact Fiona for visitor information, museum shop and accounts enquiries

Jonty Hall Maintenance and Exhibitions Officer

Sue Lloyd, Roimata Sinclair and Margaret Wyllie Weekend Receptionists

Megan Hansen-Knarhoi Collection Technician

We welcome ideas for new projects and exhibitions so if you have something in mind, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!

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