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Water, Water, Everywhere....

"Water, water, everywhere and not a drop drink"; poetic lines, but closer to the truth than you may think.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 21 Oct 2011

It's a wrap! How to bag a canoe

Why would our Materials Conservation team put a 14.5 metre canoe in a plastic bag?

By: Heather Mackay, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #4

Rice farming is the basis of refined Balinese culture...

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2011

Museum Studies and the Nature of Museums Today

Some notes and commentary from this article published in Volume 30, Number 1 edition of the Exhibitionist. Thanks to Gretchen Jennings for passing it on and to the seven respondents in the article for their considered comments which I’ve shamelessly borrowed! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Oct 2011

Let’s Get Real Research Report

Culture24 released this report in September 2011 looking at ‘How to Evaluate Online Success’. Authored by Jane Finnis, Seb Chan and Rachel Clements, it has some great information and findings. Here’s some of my takeaways. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Oct 2011

Students use iPads in new 'My Cultural Object' learning program

Students displayed personally significant cultural objects at the Museum today.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Oct 2011

Mining in the backyard

Privately owned land can be mined, and there is not much farmers can do or say about it. Should farmers have more rights to what happens on their own turf?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Oct 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #3

Mythical themes and characters are omnipresent and mingle freely with daily life and modernity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 19 Oct 2011

ASTC 2011 Presentation

Online delivery at the Australian Museum, Sydney - my talking points for the ASTC 2011 conference.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2011

The Open and Learning Museum Conference

Attended this conference held in Tampere, Finland, on 11-12 October. Here's some links I promised to post. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011