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Category: Museullaneous

Our “misty” showcases

To see or not to see? That is the question.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 May 2011

Yes, we show off too!

Students we consulted in 2010 during the development of the Birds of Paradise exhibition came to see the finished product for themselves today. What did they think?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 May 2011

Yet more on the crocodile case restoration

Unfortunately, not all is going to plan on the refurbishment of the crocodile case this week.
 

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 May 2011

Stripping the crocodile case

Furniture conservator Ray Gurney's first challenge is to strip the crocodile case back to its base wood layer.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 May 2011

Tablets and mobile shopping: what’s the connection?

The world is getting smaller – and so are our computers. What does this mean?  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 May 2011

Diving in deep oceans, with the whole family!


A couple of weeks ago, I spent some time in Search & Discover, talking to family’s about our upcoming exhibition on deep oceans...
 

By: Ms Marloes Schepers, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

Linkasaurus #7

What's the point of a museum website? Or a museum wikipedia page? Or a museum truck?

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

Mobile is transforming everyday shopping

So says the latest research from Google - "The Constantly Connected Consumer".

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

Dr Sandy talks whales

Dr Sandy Ingelby, Manager of Mammalogy, shares how the Museum will be involved in the collection and disposal of the sperm whale specimen recently found on the rocks of Sydney’s Newport Beach.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Apr 2011

My impressions from TCC11

I attended the Transformations in Cultural Communictaion Conference the other week. The aim of this year's conference was to “... draw together leading researchers and professionals to explore the tangible ways in which social media can engage culturally diverse audiences”. Here's some of what I gleaned...

By: Rubén Reyes, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Apr 2011