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Donald Horne Institute

Specialised support for a unique degree

Donald Horne

Did you know that the Bachelor of Heritage, Museums and Conservation is the only undergraduate course of its type in Australia? If you are a student of this or a related course, you get the benefit of the Donald Horne Institute. 

This institute supports teaching programs in:

  • Conservation
  • Heritage studies.

You'll especially love the hands-on experienced help from other researchers and practitioners via the Institute's support of research and research training through the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research.

The story of Donald Horne

The Institute is named in honour of the late Donald Horne for his prominence in shaping Australian ideas as an author, intellectual and public figure.

Professor Horne AO (1921-2005) was Chancellor of the University of Canberra from 1992-1995. He was author of 28 books and hundreds of other publications.

The ACT Government helped establish the Donald Horne Institute with financial assistance.Australian Capital Territory government logo