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By Author: Madelaine Love

Sculptor of the dead

Not for the faint of heart, Preparator Katrina McCormick talks taxidermy and skeleton prep at the Australian Museum. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Dec 2017

AMplify ep 37: Live at the AM – Journeying to Jordan

Journey to the ancient Middle Eastern cities of Pella, Petra and Jerash with a seasoned archaeologist as your guide.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Nov 2017

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

AMplify ep 36: Live at the AM — 2017 AMRI Lifetime Achievement Awards

 A live recording on the 2017 Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) Lifetime Achievement Awards. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Sep 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

AMplify ep 35: AM Live with Dr Simon Longstaff

In this episode of AM Live, Dr Simon Longstaff offers engaging approaches to teaching children how to think and behave ethically.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Aug 2017

AMplify ep 34: Laura McBride - Creative Producer, Indigenous Programs

CEO Kim McKay catches up with Laura McBride, AM's Creative Producer - Indigenous Programs during NAIDOC Week 2017. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 Jul 2017

AM Expedition: South West Pacific

This week AM scientist embarked on a voyage of discovery to document marine fauna in isolated southwest Pacific islands.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Science, Date: 27 Jul 2017

AMplify ep 33: Sharni Jones, Manager - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Collection

AM Director and CEO Kim McKay talks to Sharni Jones, Manager, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Collection at the Australian Museum.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Jul 2017

Meet Darren the Diprotodon!

It's never easy being the (really, really old) new guy, but 'Darren' our new fossilised Diprotodon already feels like part of the family.  

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Jun 2017