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Digging for dugongs

We know why these gentlemen are digging in their three-piece suits, but their identity has been a moot point among archivists.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: explore, Date: 03 Feb 2015

Young Scientists Explore Science and Culture

Our recent Scientist for a Day program kicked off 2015 with the exploration of science and culture.

By: Ashleigh Harrington, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 02 Feb 2015

Acknowledgement of Country explained

Acknowledging the traditional owners of Country is a way of showing respect for people, land and resources, says the Museum’s Derek Walker.

By: Derek Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Jan 2015

Art of the Skull: The Cranium and the Mandible

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

By: Heath Killen, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Jan 2015

All credit to Krefft: Gerard Krefft’s invisible new species of dunnart

150 years later, we set a naming record straight!

By: Dr Harry Parnaby, Dr Sandy Ingleby, Dr Anja Divljan, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Jan 2015

Art of the Skull: Our digital after lives

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

By: Kate Banazi, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Jan 2015

Food Culture: Reflections on Rice

One of the major staples of humanity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2015

Celebrating 50 years of Museum in a Box

The Australian Museum is excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Museum in a Box®.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Jan 2015

Art of the Skull: Feminine Myths

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

By: Elin Matilda, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Jan 2015

Australia Day and the war canoe

The first national Australia Day was held 100 years ago and involved, among other things, a war canoe from the Solomon Islands.

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: explore, Date: 19 Jan 2015