Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Te Papa’s objects collected by Cook

– their biographies from Aotearoa & back

AWM pigeon builds nest in Hall with

poppies from Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Vale MV’s Martin Hallett PSM

Man of kindness

QM’s Jeff Johnson identifies Qld grouper

from local fish market as new for science

AM’s Andrew Mitchell & 10’s Sunday Project

show 50% of market fish wrongly labelled

AM’s Jodi Rowley ask Tasmanians to record

calls for Frog ID Week 8-17 Nov

QVMAG’s collections audit progresses

– Whiteley’s Waves V still to be found

Aboriginal remains from King George Sound

returning home from Leipzig Museum

AM’s Mariko Smith on museums as sites of

cultural revival, not scientific racism

ANMM’s ‘Capturing the Home Front’ – photographs

from Depression & WW2 incl Dorothea Lange

Canberra’s role as custodian of heritage

critical – Sunday Canberra Times Editorial

Sydney Opera House aligns program goals

with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Roy Clare’s response to divesting

fossil fuel sponsorship

Semi-naked activists protest National

Portrait Gallery London’s links with BP

Climate Heritage Network argues cultural

sector has a “moral duty” to act

NG London’s ‘Brexit-ready’ exhibitions

schedule caught by new deadline

AWM AR changes donation reporting

in line with donor requests & DART style

DCMS museums & galleries visits up 5.5%

for 2018-19 & 11% outside London

NGA’s 2019 Indigenous Arts Leadership

& Fellowships announced – 100 over decade

Cultural leadership & breaking down silos

– mentoring from unrelated industries

NPG’s Kate Quinlan ready to take risks

celebrating the diversity in this nation

ACMI reveals designs for Bendigo

Creative Industries Hub

TMAG review – Julie Gough’s “Tense Past”

Aboriginal history unearthed & reclaimed

MAAS takes a “Step into Paradise” at PM

Jenny Kee & Linda Jackson fashion narrative

MAAS launches Powerhouse digitisation

project aligned with relocation

TRA reviews regional dispersal of Australian

tourists – The beach, the bush & beyond

MoMA protests call for removal of trustee

linked to Puerto Rico “vulture” fund

MoMA reopens after $450m makeover

shifting modernist art history narrative

Ancient Bible fragments allegedly stolen

& sold to Hobby Lobby by Oxford professor

History is messy – what’s local history?

Challenges for regional history museums

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