Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Claudia Chan Shaw

Claudia Chan Shaw is a vibrant, energetic woman of many talents – fashion designer, television and radio presenter, author, public speaker, collector and artist.

A design graduate from Sydney College of the Arts, Claudia contributes to design and collecting publications and has curated a number of fashion exhibitions. Her solo photography exhibition was held in 2012 and the series continues as part of the 2016 Head On Photo Festival. She is the current curator of the City of Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival.

Claudia was co-host and presenter on ABC TV’s popular program, Collectors. Her subsequent book Collectomania: From objects of desire to magnificent obsession, navigates the world of collectors and celebrates collections both strange and beautiful.

Claudia led the popular Members tour “China: Art Deco to Art Now” in 2015.