Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


MAAS’s Star Wars exhibition posts loss

Lisa Havilah to focus on curatorial wealth

Tony Abbott appointed to AWM Board

to fill a vacancy left by Les Carlyon

Australia-Singapore Arts Group (ASAG) &

Cultural Leaders Forum meet in Melbourne

MV & Ethnic Communities Council Victoria

work together to honour migrant legacy

How the fall of Purdue Pharma may

affect arts philanthropy in the future

The more the museum “supports” dissent

the more it muddles ethical choice

ArtsHub on IUCN museum defn & political

voices in state art galleries & museums

Middle Class collectors a dying breed

– squeezed out of market by speculators

Sydney Modern’s Dir Development $100 M

raising @ Culture Business Sydney 21-22 Nov

Fundamental scepticism bw museums & tourism

– understanding each other’s role critical

TMAG’s Extinction Studies – Lucienne Rickard

drawing & erasing extinct animals each day

AM’s taxidermy – Amid skin & bone & scent

of offal, a boyhood dream is realised

Sydney’s birds & AM’s research & collections

show unique adaption of Sydney’s birdlife

Life’s tape – Ediacaran fossils interpreted

Mariana Castillo Deball @ MUMA 5 Oct-7 Dec

David Attenborough attacks Australian PM

on climate record and support for coal

The value of heritage – lip service to

integral part of cultural sector – NT Vic

Reasons we cannot agree on what’s true

– curious citizens & corrosive cynicism

Mary Beard wins 2019 J. Paul Getty Medal

– antiquity, democracy & political spin

What are museums really & the IUCN debate

– “challenge not to define, but to do”

Sidney museum could start charging admission

without additional funding

BM’s lack of space sees major loan

of Assyrian collection to Getty

Te Papa‘s move to S Auckland – rationale

& analysis of why proposal was rejected

QMN’s Gary Cranitch wins AIPP Gold

with astonishing GBF coral spawn

MV, SAM & Monash describe giant, clawed

swole marsupials in Australia’s Ice Age

SAM’s record onsite visitation, travelling

exhibitions & outreach exceeds 1M

AusCo updates Federal Electorate profiles

Arts & Culture 2019

Cultural Attractions of Australia document

significance of cultural tourism sector

Tasmanian Aboriginal petroglyphs – history

people & institutions inc TMAG & QVMAG

Plantations talk honestly about slavery

“You should be talking about the plants.”

Henry Ergas on trying to redefine museums

Australia’s must be saved from themselves

Council of Australasian Museum Directors, c/o Ms Daryl Karp, Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House PO Box 3934 Manuka, Australian Capital Territory 2603 Australia, © CAMD 2019
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