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Bring your Game

As part of the Sydney Festival 2011 the " Bring Your Game" forum was organized out at Campbelltown Arts Centre which featured some of Hip Hops top talents from Australia and Aotearoa - New Zealand to share in this worldwide phenomenon.

By: Dion Peita, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jan 2011

This week in web: 14 January 2011

Well, this post is really about the past 18 months in web. What’s happened since we launched our site? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

More on Facebook

Are we too obsessed with Facebook?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

If the thylacine is extinct does it matter if Harry Burrell's was real?

The debate about the subject and meaning of Harry Burrell's thylacine photo, first published by the Australian Museum in 1921, has recently been revisited.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

The Australian Museum website

Do we need yet another blog about museums and the web? Well, probably not, but this blog will take a weekly look at what’s happening on our website, plus postings of any other items we come across while travelling in the wonderful world of the web. To get us started, here’s some history...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Jan 2011

Mobile apps: to charge or not to charge?

The mobile world is here to stay, I think we all agree with that. The next big thing for museums then is developing applications for smartphones. Whether to charge or not to charge for these seems to be the question ... or is it??  

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Jan 2011

Question Everything?

So suggests David Truss... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Jan 2011

The Museum Experience: Twenty years on

I am honoured to have been asked to do a (re)read of the famous Falk and Dierking 1992 book The Museum Experience in anticipation of a revised version. Given the nature of change in our world and the ways I report on stuff I decided I'll blog about it as I go. Wish me luck!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Dec 2010

The Winny Show January 2011

Winny is back from fat camp and ready to thrill our visitors with her January show! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 31 Dec 2010

41 ways museums are using social and tech to engage audiences

41 Ways Museums Are Merging Social and Tech to Engage Audiences - a great blog post that summarises the latest global museum activity in this space.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Dec 2010