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Big themes for 2010

As the Museum goes into the next stage of corporate planning what are the big themes we need to consider?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Nov 2009

The Museum's Social Media Strategy

Developing a social media strategy for the Museum - why are we in these spaces and what will we actually do in them?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Nov 2009

Australia’s Threatened Species

Australia’s Threatened Species - do we want to lose them?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Nov 2009

Beauties at the Museum!

The Museum featured in the television show Beauty and the Geek - here's some of what happened.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 13 Nov 2009

Museum Authority

What is museum authority and why do we need to think about it now?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Nov 2009

Museums on Flickr

What are museums across the world doing on Flickr and how can the Australian Museum learn from that?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Nov 2009

Gaming and museum visitors

Can the principles of gaming be applied to museum program development?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Nov 2009

Websites for learners

 Interesting blog post about good websites for learning

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Nov 2009

Innovation in the Art Museum Symposium Taipei Day 2

Innovation in the Art Museum Education Tradition International Symposium, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan October 17-18 2009. I am attending this conference as a panellist. Here’s my notes from the Day 2 afternoon session Organisational Structure and Professional Development for Art Museum Educators. The paper I gave in the morning – Cultural Tourism and Museums – can be downloaded from the right-hand side of this page.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Oct 2009

International Day of Climate Change

Saturday the 24th October was the International Day of Climate change and the United Nations Day.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2009