Bronwen Colquhoun

Contact Details

Bronwen Colquhoun
National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park
CF10 3NP

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3297

Staff Name

Bronwen Colquhoun

Job Title

Senior Curator of Photography

Areas of Responsibility:

Curation and management of the art department’s photography collections, 19th to 21st century. Curating the exhibition programme for the Museum’s permanent photography gallery. Contributing to the Museum’s temporary exhibition programme.

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

  • BA (Hons) Contemporary Photographic Practice (Northumbria University)
  • MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies (Newcastle University)
  • PhD Museum and Gallery Studies (Newcastle University)

Research Interests

  • History of photography in Britain, mid to late 20th Century
  • Contemporary photographic practice in Wales
  • Photographic processes and techniques, 19th - 21st century
  • The impact of digital media technologies on photographic practice
  • The impact of the social web on museum and curatorial practice, more specifically in relation to photography collections and modes of display


Photography, photographic history, social media, digital technologies.

Selected Publications