Category: Museullaneous

Museum Photography and the19th Century Instagram

The Museum's eye-catching series of Gerard Krefft and Manta alfredi images are about to make their debut at the Art Gallery of NSW.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Feb 2015

Diary of a Freedom Rider - What is the Freedom Ride?

Joining the 2015 commemorative Freedom Ride.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Animating ghost net art: Dauma and Garom

Can art animate children when children animate art? A new film from the Torres Strait shows it can.

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Feb 2015

DigiVol: Supporting scientific research at the Australian Museum

DigiVol volunteers help to advance science by digitising collections in preparation for study by researchers.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Feb 2015

Become a Scientist for a day

Each 'Scientist For a Day' program has different themes, designed to show kids what it’s like to work in different areas of science.

By: Ms Catherine Beehag, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Feb 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

Early specimen exchange with Japan

Renewing an old relationship.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Jan 2015

Krefft's Trials and Tribulations on the Blandowski Expedition

Glorious commander, foresighted commander, gallant commander! All supercilious names for William Blandowski from an 1857 expedition log.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Dec 2014

Hermann Krefft – Boy Naturalist

From the Mitchell Library collection is a fascinating insight into Museum Curator Gerard Krefft and the family he left behind.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Dec 2014

DigiVol: DigiVols as Code Breakers

The immense task of digitising our collections raises many challenges for our digitisation and transcription team, the DigiVols.

By: Dana Anderson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Nov 2014