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Category: At The Museum

Front-end evaluation: Pacific Consultations

As part of the front-end planning for a Pacific Cultures exhibition, four separate consultations with Pacific Island communities were conducted in June 2009 to inform the development of the concept brief. These were comprised of two workshops with secondary school students; one with primary school students and their parents; and a fourth with adults. Here's some of what they said.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 06 Aug 2010

Sustainable Exhibition Design Workshop

The second Sustainable Exhibition Design Workshop was held in Sydney on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 April 2010. The workshop allowed museum exhibition and graphic designers to share sustainable design solutions with an emphasis on practical advice and case studies and including a focus on lighting innovations.

By: Gabrielle Tydd, Tim Ralph, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 May 2010

Renovation!

After nearly a quarter of a century the Museums Mineral Gallery has had a face lift.

By: Glenn Ferguson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 May 2010

Football, Biodiversity and Secrecy

We have had a very busy week - lots happening - all over the Museum...

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Apr 2010

New Exhibition - Tiwi Footy

Our next upstairs temporary show looks at something unusual for the Australian Museum - sport.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Mar 2010

What did visitors' say about the Body Art exhibition?

The Museum developed and hosted the Body Art exhibition in 2000 and 2002. We undertook several visitor surveys and here’s some of what visitors' had to say.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Mar 2010

Choosing our exhibtions

We've recently had an enquiry about how we go about choosing the temporary exhibitions that we show here. As you can imagine, there are lots of factors take into consideration when selecting them. Here are a few of them.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Feb 2010

Follow a museum!

So today is 'Follow a Museum day' on twitter...

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 01 Feb 2010

We are now in 'IYB'

2010, The International Year of Biodiversity, is now upon us.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Jan 2010

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - winner disqualified

The winner of this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has been stripped of his prize, after a review of the award by the judging panel.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Jan 2010