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Category: Museullaneous

Aboriginal voices from the 1980s

Indigenous theatre, music and political activism in Australia through poster art from the 80s and 90s.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Sep 2013

Frank Hurley underwater

Before the invention of underwater cameras, photographers had to come up with novel ways to approximate the underwater world.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Jul 2013

Digitising 40 years of the Australian Museum Magazine

We’ve unlocked the cabinet and are releasing free digital versions of our magazines to the public.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Jul 2013

Sydney over 100 million years ago

Crocodile-like creatures roam the streets of St Peters while a volcano erupts over Narrabeen – just another day in Sydney, a long time ago.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Jun 2013

DigiVol: So what’s happening in the DigiVol lab?

Find out what we are working on now.

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

June 9 is International Archives Day

International Archives Day promotes the important work of archivists in organising, preserving and making records accessible.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jun 2013

DigiVol - Mel Ward's Crustaceans

Come crabbing with us on an expedition through Fiji, Hawaii, Cuba and the Atlantic coast of the USA…. all from the comfort of your couch!

By: Marsha Canning, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 May 2013

DigiVol: Who are the coolest kids on the block?

DigiVol volunteers wearing their new colourful T shirts.

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

Housing required: chiton shells seek preservation

How much can be said about the process of putting some shells in a new box? Possibly more than you’d think!

By: Wendy Richards, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Apr 2013

Pinning interest in museums

The interest in Pinterest is not waning. What can Pinterest do for museums? What can museums do with Pinterest?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Apr 2013