Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Bark Cloth Revival

Australian Museum assists Vanuatu to revive ancient crafts.

Street Art Wins award

RISE exhibition at Canterbury draws big crowds and wins award.

World Slow Art Day

This Saturday, 12 April.

Ethics and Collections

Museums and galleries reaffirm ethical collections policies.

Museum honours Earth Hour

Auckland Museum cuts carbon emission by 50 percent.

Lights! Camera! Science!

Young scientists are performing around the country. No jargon, no lab coats… and they’ve only got 3 minutes.

Pride for Pacific Youth

Museum links ‘at-risk’ Pacific youth and their heritage.

Vic arts investment pays off

$6.1 billion value to local economy.

25 years of inspiration

Questacon celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Collections Hold Climate Change Clues

Researchers use collections to unravel climate change.

New Director for NMA

Mathew Trinca formally takes up the reins at NMA.

New Australian Museum Head

Kim McKay appointed to Director position.

Workshops Rail Museum welcomes millionth visitor

Major cultural and tourism milestone reached.

Strengthening the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

A vote of confidence in MAGNT.

Economics of cultural activity

Cultural activity contributes $86.0 billion (6.9%) to Australia’s GDP.

Pacific artefacts online

Virtual access to collections from across the Pacific.

Atlas Hits 1 Billion Downloads

Over a billion downloads from Atlas of Australian biodiversity.

We love Museums!

15.5 million visits made in 2012-13 to CAMD museums in Australia and New Zealand

Museum Victoria wins at new Arts in Asia Award

Federal Minister for the Arts Tony Burke applauds winners for building connections and friendships with Asian artists and arts organisations across the region.

Museum confirms Night Parrot find

Work at the Western Australian Museum’s has proven conclusively that the Night Parrot is not extinct.

Value of Natural History Collections

Natural history collections housed in museums and herbaria are generally not on display to the public, but what use is this hidden wealth?

Cultural sector worth £5.9bn to UK economy

Findings of Arts Council England research.

What animal was that?

New museum app to identify fauna.

New Queensland Museum CEO Announced

First woman Director in 150 years of the museum.

Rio Tinto Partners Scitech

One million engagements with students on science.

Public Trust in Museums

Recent UK research reveals public view of museums.

Landmark Agreement with China

Museums in Melbourne and Shangahi collaborate.

Museums Meet Global Challenges

Scientific collections are fundamental for research and education.

Sydney Living Museums

New identity unveiled for Sydney museums and historic sites.

Act Protecting Cultural Loans Passed

New law ensures Australian audiences can access cultural treasures from around the world.

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