Chief Curator, Hong Kong Museum of Art
Eve Tam graduated from The University of Hong Kong in Fine Arts in 1991. In 1994, she received the “Art in Belgium Scholarship” from the Belgian Consulate in Hong Kong to work with Jan Hoet, curator of Documenta IX, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium. She holds a graduate diploma in Museum Studies from the University of Sydney (1999) and an M.A. in Cultural Studies from The University of Hong Kong (2003). In 2004 she received a Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship of the Asian Cultural Council, which allowed her to work with several photography museums / institutions and their collections in the U.S.
She has extensive experience of working in museums in Hong Kong including as Assistant Curator II at the Flagstaff House Museum of Teaware (1992-1994) and at the Hong Kong Museum of Art (1994-1996); as Assistant Curator I at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum (1996 – 2006); and as Curator at the Hong Kong Museum of Art (2006-2008) and at the Art Promotion Office (2010-2012). She was also seconded to the West Kowloon Cultural District Office under the Home Affairs Bureau and eventually to the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority from 2008 to 2010 and served as Curator in the two offices. She took up the position of Chief Curator at the Hong Kong Museum of Art since January 2012.