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Category: Museullaneous

Meet Kim McKay

Incoming Australian Museum Director Kim McKay is set to bring her unique style and experience to the role.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Mar 2014

When The Clash shrugs the Museum shrugs too

The British punk band wipes the floor at the Australian Museum.

By: Duncan Loxton, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Mar 2014

International Women's Day, March 8

Celebrating women's role and achievements in science and museums -- with a special warning for women 'approaching their fiftieth year'.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Mar 2014

Waitangi Day 2014

Our Cultural Collections team presented a hands-on collection of Maori and Pacific objects and discussed their work with Pacific Youth.

By: Mr Logan Metcalfe, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Feb 2014

Howard Hughes

Just like his namesake, the Australian Museum filmmaking pioneer, Howard Hughes, had a passion for film.

By: Catherine Thompson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Feb 2014

Giant Tortoise Sectioned

The Australian Museum Trust minutes are a continuing source of wonder.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Feb 2014

The Diary of J. Douglas Ogilby

A man with a passion for fish.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Jan 2014

Mr EJ Bryce came home with a sun god in his suitcase

75 years ago the Museum received an intriguing donation, a replica of the Aztec Calendar Stone.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Jan 2014

Do you want to be preserved forever?

No alcohol required - the specimens we’re maintaining are documents, photographs and emerging forms of media and data.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Jan 2014

Feathers of the Gods: The Art of the Collection

One of our Research Library's greatest treasures is a sketchbook containing original drawings by 18th century English artist Sarah Stone.

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Dec 2013