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App ideas

Yesterday’s Jurassic Lounge was –yet again a great night out. You guys enjoyed the music, explored the exhibitions, got Birds-of-Paradise-face paintings... and... Gave us some great feedback!
If the museum would develop a Jurassic Lounge app.. What information would it contain? And what would it look like? Here’s what you had to say...
 

By: Ms Marloes Schepers, Category: At The Museum, Date: 13 Apr 2011

(Un)Still Life

Found: a young artist in the Birds of Paradise crowd.  

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 13 Apr 2011

What you had to say about the deep ocean

In the recent deep ocean frontend survey people were asked the two questions below. Variety is the spice of life!

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: At The Museum, Date: 11 Apr 2011

Meeting Delayed Due to Dancers

A discussion can't compete with drums...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 06 Apr 2011

Wrapped in a Possum Skin Cloak by the Lake exhibition is launched

A cultural revival project and exhibition celebrating Aboriginal cloak-making is open until 31 July 2011.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Mar 2011

Museum Mystery of the Week - Number Two

Museum mystery number two was found on a beach in Queensland by one of our visitors and caused quite a stir  amongst staff! 

By: Ella Minton, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Mar 2011

Oh my God, I saw a dinosaur...

On the night of last Tuesday's Jurassic Lounge visitors were asked to give their feedback. We put up some feedback forms where people could write their comments on. Also, we asked them specifically what they liked best about Jurassic Lounge. It worked out very well, we got some great feedback! Here are some comments...

By: Ms Marloes Schepers, Category: At The Museum, Date: 24 Feb 2011

Crested Katydid collected from Queensland

An uncommon species of insect has been collected by staff at the Santos Ballera gas plant in Queensland and sent it to the Australian Museum for identification. The Santos staff there nicknamed it ‘Warnie’ as it was “green and gold". 'Warnie' has since been identified as a female member of the species Alectoria superba and is currently on display in My Photo Studio, part of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Feb 2011

Up Close and Spineless – The photographers.

Here’s what past entrants had to say in 2009 about Up Close and Spineless. It’s consistent growth since 2002 highlights a real interest in getting up close with invertebrates.

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Feb 2011

Museum Mystery Number one solved!

Museum Mystery number one is solved!

By: Ella Minton, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Feb 2011