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Category: Museullaneous

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

A Visionary Servant of the People

Edward Deas Thomson - the ideal public servant.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Nov 2013

Isobel Bennett - Pioneering Marine Biologist

As an intern with the Archives, I have been privileged to discover the amazing life and career of Marine Biologist, Isobel Bennett.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Nov 2013

Feathers of the Gods: On the Director's Wall

An office wall says a lot about the occupant and the organisation, especially if that occupant is the Director of the Australian Museum.

By: Frank Howarth, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Nov 2013

Feathers of the Gods: Deadly Syndrome

Among the marine invertebrate specimens in our collection are a number of Irukandji jellyfishes, a group of highly venomous sea creatures.

By: Anna Murray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Nov 2013

Win: Make an app to remix and reinterpret our collection

Help make the world of scientific illustration accessible to a wider audience.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Nov 2013

Interpretations of Pompeii

Well worth the disruption

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Nov 2013

Interpretive Theatre at the Museum

Risky business.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Nov 2013

‘Paraphernalia, desiderata, impedimenta, etc.’

Which Museum scientists pack pistols, killing bottles and ear plugs for their expeditions?

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Oct 2013