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Category: Museullaneous

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

DigiVol - Blog Series

A blog series about the Australian Museum DigiVol project.

By: Rhiannon Stephens, Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Mar 2016

A Diploma for ‘Stuffed Fish’, 1883

Why is the recently discovered 1883 International Fisheries Exhibition diploma, designed by Linley Sambourne, unique?

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Feb 2016

More than Maratus

An interview with Maratus: A Documystery director Simon Cunich.

By: Ms Ellie Downing , Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Jan 2016

What makes a great Australian?

Reflections on inspiring Australians by AM Executive Director and CEO Kim McKay 

By: Kim McKay, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Jan 2016

Images of 'grieving' kangaroos misinterpreted

AM Principal Research Scientist Dr Mark Eldridge reveals things are not what they seem – they're far more sinister

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2016

Video: Charles Kingsford Smith – oration before historic flight to UK, 1929

Pioneering aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is celebrated in Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers 

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jan 2016