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Category: Museullaneous

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

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project: 'Pacific Youth at the Museum'

Earlier this year, we presented our first two ‘Pacific Youth at the Museum’ events.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Dec 2013

DigiVol:Hub of activity

Productivity and interesting conversation between volunteers and colleagues go hand in hand in the DigiVol lab.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Dec 2013

Happy Sciencemas!

Festive season follies from all of us here at Australia's oldest Museum. Happy Sciencemas!

By: Australian Museum Research Institute, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Dec 2013

anti-capitalisation at the australian museum

We were part of a revolution in the 1970s and weren’t afraid to have it writ large on the side of the building.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Dec 2013

Opening up

The recent Corroboree Sydney Festival signals a resurgent interest in Australia’s first peoples.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Nov 2013

Mapping our history using Historypin

The Archives has launched an Australian Museum channel on Historypin to showcase our historic photo collections.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Nov 2013