Emily Mc Daniel

Emily McDaniel is a member of the Kalari clan of the Wiradjuri Nation and recently appointed to the new role of Director, First Nations at the Powerhouse Museum. Her practice centres on truth-telling, storytelling and revealing histories through the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. Her work traverses curatorship, cultural narratives, learning, engagement and interpretation in the public domain, media, museums and galleries sectors.

As Director, First Nations, she will draw upon over a decade of curatorial expertise to deliver both creative and strategic leadership through projects, programs and engagement and embed First Nations knowledge to inform collection, exhibition, publications and program strategy.