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Category: Museullaneous

Social Musings: Stories from February

What have we been up to on Facebook and Twitter? Let's cut out the stats and paste in some of the more interesting social media stories.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Mar 2013

Contesting identity – paintings from Lake Sentani

Barkcloth paintings from the Museum’s collections highlight cultural tensions in West Papua, says Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Mar 2013

DigiVol: A Game of Kai-Awase Anyone?

A painted clam shell from Japan in Malacology caught our imaginations and led to some creative story telling  by DigiVol.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Mar 2013

Alexander’s nearest and dearest

Who can a king trust? Elizabeth Baynham reveals who was closest to Alexander the Great.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Mar 2013

Crowdfunding - what's possible?

Veronica Mars, the Tesla Museum and Eric the pliosaur. Is crowdfunding the way of the future for museums?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Mar 2013

The not-so-gentle art of stuffing

Taxidermy has evolved from the days when animal skins were filled with straw and has a long history of experimentation and innovation

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Feb 2013

A shopping list from 1897

You may never look at a financial report in the same way again.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Feb 2013

BVP: Volunteer from home

Become a virtual volunteer from your home with the Australian Museum on any day or at any time.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Feb 2013

The Spirit of Things: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Syd Green of the Spirit of Things Collective presents a video of their time here at the Museum and discusses what's next.

By: Stiff Gins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Feb 2013

The Spirit of Things: Day 3

Stiff Gins band member Nardi Simpson reflects on the group's time in our Indigenous collections as part of the 'Spirit of Things' project.

By: Stiff Gins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Feb 2013