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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

Working together — Sydney’s cultural institutions

New hoardings reveal the history of five cultural institutions in Sydney, including Australia’s first museum.

By: Kirsten Downie , Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Jan 2015

Streamwatch - 2014 in review

To recognise the amazing achievements of our Streamwatch volunteers we ran two end of year events.

By: Karen Player, Greg McDonald, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 15 Jan 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Bird with Hundred Eyes

The Peacock and healing in Hindu and Buddhist tradition.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Jan 2015

Our Global Neighbours: How Buddha Came to Australia

Long before mindfulness, compassion and lack of desires became popular.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Jan 2015

Preserving the tree of life

If you had to choose to save just one critically endangered species, which would it be and why?

By: Dr Dan Faith, Category: Science, Date: 09 Jan 2015