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Category: Museullaneous

Kava – ‘pacific’ gift to the world?

By enforcing a ban on kava, are we throwing out the baby with the bathwater? asks anthropologist Kirk Huffman.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Nov 2011

Linkasaurus #11

'Curated' for you: the latest web, tech and museum news from across the net...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Nov 2011

Art at the Outpost

I went to the opening of "Outpost: Art from the Streets" last night on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour...

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Nov 2011

Heritage is one of the victims of conflict

A few weeks ago I was standing in the ruins of Stari Bar, or the old town of Bar, in Montenegro. Its an eerie but beautiful place on the coast of Montenegro.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Oct 2011

Parents and kids use of social media

Been asked by Serena, our Manager of Members, if we have any data about use of social media by parents and kids. I've found a little but keen to hear of any more...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Oct 2011

Museum Studies and the Nature of Museums Today

Some notes and commentary from this article published in Volume 30, Number 1 edition of the Exhibitionist. Thanks to Gretchen Jennings for passing it on and to the seven respondents in the article for their considered comments which I’ve shamelessly borrowed! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Oct 2011

Let’s Get Real Research Report

Culture24 released this report in September 2011 looking at ‘How to Evaluate Online Success’. Authored by Jane Finnis, Seb Chan and Rachel Clements, it has some great information and findings. Here’s some of my takeaways. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Oct 2011

ASTC 2011 Presentation

Online delivery at the Australian Museum, Sydney - my talking points for the ASTC 2011 conference.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2011

The Open and Learning Museum Conference

Attended this conference held in Tampere, Finland, on 11-12 October. Here's some links I promised to post. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011

A mobile app in development

A case study from Finland: Presentation by Leenu Juurola, Museum of Technology (Tekniikan museo) Finland, at the Open and Learning Museum Conference, Tampere, Finland, 12 October 2011. My edited selection of Leena’s PowerPoint slides are reproduced here with permission.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011