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Category: At The Museum

Art of the Skull: There is no way of knowing

A blog series with stories from the artists, designers & illustrators involved in the contemporary pop up gallery in the Aztecs exhibition.

By: Evi Oetomo, Category: At The Museum, Date: 09 Dec 2014

Art of the Skull: Bringing ideas to life

A blog series with stories from the artists, designers & illustrators involved in the contemporary pop up gallery in the Aztecs exhibition.

By: Amanda Teer, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Dec 2014

The Year of the Beacon and a staged strategy

2014 has been all about beacons...

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Nov 2014

Life among the Aztecs

What was everyday life like for the Aztec commoner? 

By: Fran Dorey, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Sep 2014

Science Festival buzzes

Eating crickets, knitting neurons and cuddling a dinosaur can mean only one thing: the launch of the Australian Museum Science Festival.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Aug 2014

Making an entrance

Kim McKay, Director and CEO, unveils some welcome changes at the Australian Museum.

By: Kim McKay, Category: At The Museum, Date: 12 Aug 2014

Just a little closer: little frog uses toes to attract prey

 First record of prey luring in an Australian frog has been captured on video.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 Jun 2014

National Volunteers Week: a very satisfying week’s work!

A chance to say thank you to all the Museum's wonderful volunteers.

By: Isobel Kindley, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 May 2014

A new home for Homo floresiensis

A very famous (replica) skeleton of an extinct species of early humans is now on display. Here's the story of its construction.

By: David Teer, Category: At The Museum, Date: 30 May 2014

Perfecting the portfolio (Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

An interview with Connor Stefanison, winner of the Eric Hosking Portfolio Award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 May 2014