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Category: At The Museum

Interactive map: Finalist images of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018

Browse the interactive map showing the locations, species information and photographer statements for each of the 99 finalist images.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Sep 2018

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Listen to legendary Australian editor and feminist icon Ita Buttrose in conversation with AM Director Kim McKay. 

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 17 Sep 2018

Interview: Nature photographer Justin Gilligan

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 finalist Justin Gilligan reveals his process and the stories behind the images.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Sep 2018

Ancient featherwork: The creation of the Cook’s cape replica

The traditions of Pacific craftsmanship endure in the work of Hawaiian master Rick Makanaaloha Kia'imeaokekanaka San Nicolas.  

By: Alice Gage, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Jenny Newell, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Aug 2018

baya-ngara: read/speak knowledge – Because of her, we can

This NAIDOC Week we celebrate the contributions of Joyce Clague, the first Aboriginal person to join the Australian Museum Trust.

By: Nathan Sentance, Category: At The Museum, Date: 13 Jul 2018

Learning language in GADI

You probably know how to say ‘hello’ in French – but do you know the word in Sydney language?

By: Renee Cawthorne, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Mar 2018

Kwaio Cultural Performance

Members from the Kwaio community in the Solomon Islands have treated Museum visitors to a performance of traditional dance and song. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Nov 2017

Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands visits the AM

Today the AM was delighted to welcome the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Hon. Manasseh Sogavare and his wife Madam Emmy Sogavare. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Aug 2017

Cleansing Ceremony marks new beginning for Westpac Long Gallery

Aboriginal Elders recently led a cleansing ceremony in the historic Long Gallery, marking a new beginning in the space.

By: Laura McBride, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Aug 2017

A Labour of Love — the Scott Family Collection

Sisters Helena and Harriet Scott documented the butterflies and botany of NSW in exquisite detail, but their path was not without struggle. 

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: At The Museum, Date: 06 Feb 2017