Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


NHM Unlocked Pgm to hold 28m specimens

£201m secured with Univ of Reading

AMRI’s Kris Helgen on ‘one of strangest ways

of being a mammal’ – ‘new’ flying squirrels

QMN, SAM & Griffith describe new tree frogs

Litoria spp in PNG swamps & forests

Socially responsible science – 10 rules

to reflect on social impact of research

Australian Universities Accord submissions

address STEM, SHAPE & IK (eg AAH & CHASS)

QMN on collecting the pandemic

& connecting past & present

Te Papa documents lockdown life of Chinese

New Zealanders in new online comics

AG Productivity Comm reviewing philanthropy

– initial submissions due 5 May 2023

ACMI’s Goddess asks us rethink our gaze

& bias – when we see women on the screen

Museums addressing N Ireland’s troubles

– a shared past without a shared memory

Erdem Moralıoğlu & museum conservators

‘There’s just something in the walls’

Apsar Iyer, antiquities crime investigator

appointed President Harvard Law Review

Hunger, Excess & Sustenance – All Consuming

Art & Food @ Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena

V&A Dundee’s ‘Tartan’ incl first display

peat bog’s Glen Afric – oldest true tartan

Powerhouse’s ‘1001 Remarkable Objects’

major exhibition from collns opens 22-July

AFR on First Nations gallery plans

– where are we going & why?

WA reviewing Maritime Archaeology Act 1973

– consultation to 12-May-23

The Creative Economy in Australia (- incl

museums) – what Census 2021 tells us

AWM & AWMM Anzac Day Dawn Services

& pgms (- NZ ntl svc @ Pukeahu Natl War Mem)

Rijksmuseum’s Vermeer exhibition & scalpers

– sell-out tickets resale online

2022’s top 20 museums on social media

# followers on top 4 English lang platforms

Invercargill’s Australasian design team

selected – AWMM, AAG & ANMM experience

Drivers of Trust in Public Instns

– OECD 2021 Survey & value of qualitative measures

MOTAT explores office revolution: starting

with photocopiers @ 5 mins/pg in 1953

QMN taxidermist acquired Q Fever infection

at work in Australian first, court hears

MV’s materials science & analytical chem

Cosmos on conserving museum objects

ACMI Goddess: Power Glamour Rebellion

opens with Geena Davis

Te Papa gifted Jacinda Ardern’s iconic clothes

notes & memorabilia from term as PM

Australasian museums contributing to 1.1 B

object global database – AFR’s view

Aus cultural instns & efficiency dividends

– looking back at 35 years of cuts

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