Latest blog entries

Social Musings: The first month of a new plan

A report on the first (calendar) month of our new social media action plan...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Jul 2011

Introduction to Michelle DelCarlo, Audience Research Intern

Michelle comes to us from the University of Washington Museology Graduate Program in Seattle (USA), and will be interning in the Audience Research Unit for the next six weeks.

By: Michelle DelCarlo, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Jul 2011

What is Museum 2 You

Welcome to the beginning of the Museum 2 You program, I just thought I’d drop in and introduce myself. I’m Jon, and I’m an Intern working on the project with Karen. I'm really excited to get this program up and running.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Jul 2011

Fashion Less Waste parade 2011

For your inspiration: fashionable innovations in creative recycling...

By: Jenny Horder, Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Jul 2011

Wallabies... of the rucking, mauling kind

A couple of walking, talking Wallabies (aka Australian Rugby Union players) visited the Museum...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 14 Jul 2011

Brothers in the realm of science

The Museum’s Shirase sword is a symbol of friendship...

By: Michael Hugill, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Jul 2011

Save our owls

The Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua), one of Australia's iconic birds, is currently listed as vulnerable in NSW with only 20-30 mating pairs in the Sydney region.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 08 Jul 2011

Welcome to Museum 2 You

Museum 2 You is a community environmental education program that provides display material to enable mini exhibition to be delivered across NSW. Museum 2 You integrates information on sustainability, climate change and biodiversity into one education display and resource module.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Jul 2011

Linkasaurus #9

Socialising, customising and cat-ifying museums... a round-up of recent web and tech news.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 05 Jul 2011

Ethabuka Camel Trek

Identifying remote survey material via the web – combining traditional invertebrate collecting methods with modern biodiversity informatics tools. 

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 04 Jul 2011