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Category: Museullaneous

The tale of four sunfish

Over an extraordinary four week period in late 1882, four rare giant sunfish were captured in Sydney waters.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Sep 2016

Who framed the memo?

A little bit of the early history of the Archives and Records area

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Sep 2016

What is an Asaro Mud Mask?

The Australian Museum has commissioned the creation of five Asaro Mud Masks to be held in the Cultural Collection.

By: Michael Mel, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Sep 2016

AMplify: Episode 19, Steven Alderton

CEO Kim McKay in conversation with Director of Programs, Exhibitions & Cultural Collections Steven Alderton.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Sep 2016

Google launches natural history project with the AM

From today, our collections will be highlighted in a world-first virtual tour presented on the new online Google Cultural Institute.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Sep 2016

DigiVol: Science Festival talks in DigiVol

Find out more about DigiVol's new initiative and citizen science talks organised during the Science Festival 

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Sep 2016

Turning on the lights at the Australian Museum

With a flick of a switch visitors can easily see what is on display but what was it like before the lights were turned on?

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Aug 2016

Recycling Sandstone at the Australian Museum

Dismantled sandstone columns from the Australian Museum were reused in the newly opened Centennial Park, 1890. 

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 May 2016

DigiVol's five year anniversary celebrations

Volunteers, staff, sponsors and colleagues enjoyed cocktails under the whale to celebrate five fantastic years of DigiVol. 

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 May 2016

Five years of DigiVol

The Australian Museum is thrilled to celebrate five years of our innovative volunteer digitisation program

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 May 2016