Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


AWM Council elects Kim Beazley AC as new Chair

bringing ‘impeccable record of public service’

Dion Pieta director appt to grow Te Ao Māori

perspectives & business at Univ of Auckland

Apollo awards 2022 shortlists announced

– awards ceremony in London 6-December

Egyptian archaeologists discover new Queen

tomb of a previously unknown queen

Ötzi Iceman narrative revisited & rewritten

– spring death & ice movement?

MA UK reflects on Wellcome changes &

the “natural business of museums” to rethink

What is Mastodon & why should you care?

– Elizabeth Merritt’s view

Discomfort – AMaGA ntl conf 2023 Newcastle

– registration live from Dec-2022

Te Papa explores Wiki ecosystem to share

natural history effectively & sustainably

Master weaver/ AWMM curator Kahutoi Te Kanawa

serendipitous mtg with woven kiwi muff

Australian Frog Calls to top Christmas charts

AM & Songs Of Disappearance new release

MAAS Powerhouse Carla Zampatti retrospective

for champion of feminism & working women

AWMM coup as pregnant T. rex Barbara

joins Peter in dramatic world-first display

AG Env Min Pliberseck backs World Heritage

listing of Parramatta Female Factory

NMA acquires historic colonial billiard table

illustrating Aust history in timber

AWM’s Nick Fletcher discusses tank warfare

& practical origins in The Battle of Cambria

The future viability of platypus populations

– fragmentation by major dams & implications

Ntl Geo on WAM & Shipwreck Hunters Australia

– why WA’s coast rivals the Bermuda Triangle

Drones & AI in SA outback meteorite hunt

SAM show Curtin & Monash finds from 2013 fall

AWM redevelopment major construction contracts

signed with Lendlease, Kane & Hindmarsh

Smithsonian Benin bronzes restitution ceremony

– some remarks from Sec & from Dir, US NGA

Brazilian National Museum after the fire

Rebuilding its collection without colonialism?

Ntl Trust UK rejects Restore Trust’s agenda

127,000 attend AGM (& most vote on issues)

M&G NSW 2022 Sector Census releases

Prelim Findings from 240 responses

Gina Fairley on Museum of History NSW

SLM reorg & rebrand “finally gets in right”

The use and abuse of narrative

– seduced by the story (esp on internet)

SHMA opens Rare Trades Centre at Sovereign Hill

as part of $3.7M Gold Museum redevelopment

US theatre study shows 2021-22 decline

in patrons, ticket sales & revenue

MM’s Tyama reignites editor’s love of museums

Tyama: A deeper sense of knowing (& tech)

ALA Chair’s update incl citizen science,

ATSI peoples’ engagement & 2021-22 in review

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