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Category: Museullaneous

AMplify ep 25: Vanessa Finney, Manager of Archives and Rare Books

We've seen their exquisite work, but who were the women behind some of Australia's most prominent natural history illustrations?

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Feb 2017

Where will we put the new canoe?

 The Australian Museum's off-site storage finally finds a permanent home.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Feb 2017

Native Tasmanian snail named after Sir David Attenborough

World-renowned naturalist. Living legend. Global treasure. How do you honour a man whose influence is so incomparable? 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Feb 2017

AMplify ep 25: Sheldon Teare, Objects Conservator

Executive Director and CEO Kim McKay in conversation with Sheldon Teare, Objects Conservator at the Australian Museum (AM).

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Feb 2017

Sir David Attenborough becomes Lifetime Patron

Today world-renowned naturalist and global treasure Sir David Attenborough paid a visit to the Australian Museum.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Feb 2017

A case of mistaken identity

Egyptian artefact or plaster-covered tin can? AM's Materials Conservation team uncovers an elaborate fake. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Jan 2017

How to Move a Whale

Moving a giant whale skeleton is serious business at the AM. AM’s Natural Sciences Conservator Sheldon Teare fills us in on what it takes.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Dec 2016

Former National School Building

 Discovering the little known story of the historic gem, the Former National School Building.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Dec 2016

AMplify ep 24: Professor Tim Flannery

AM CEO and Director Kim McKay AO in conversation with explorer, scientist and 2007 Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Dec 2016

AMplify ep 23: Dr Robin Torrence

AM Anthropologist Dr Robin Torrence chats with Kim McKay about her research on the function of ancient material on peoples’ daily lives.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 02 Dec 2016