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New WAM Boola Bardip “will try not to speak

for people who can speak for themselves”

AWMM visitor transformation to be revealed

with S Atrium entry reopening 3 Dec 2020

Academy Museum to open with “Hayao Miyazaki”

– Miyazaki retrospective exhibit

AAM’s Accreditation turns 50 – core stds &

responsiveness to learning & transformation

BM Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

extended with £8.8m grant from Arcadia fund

AWM as a “place to tell the truth, good

and bad, along with the context”

MV & CSIRO record rare bigfin squid

first Australian sighting at 3,000m in GAB

Preminghana petroglyph permits signed to

deaccess & return to Aboriginal land

Tairawhiti Museum Tu te Whaihanga exhibition

European museums extend Taonga loans

MV’s Immigration Museum reopens

with Becoming You: An incomplete guide

Chau Chak Wing Museum at Uni of Sydney

opened to the public on 18 Nov 2020

AM reopening with new exhibition hall

28 Nov 2020

New WAM Boola Bardip open 21 Nov explores WA

– “place we live in & people we live with”

New primate species identified in Myanmar

with AM’s Chief Scientist Kris Helgen co-lead

Te Papa curators on underappreciated lives

– of fungus gnats & why they matter

MA manifesto for learning & engagement

now launched

Dolla Merrillees curates Thuy Nguyen

“Mong Binh Thuong” exhibition in Vietnam

The Brutish Museums by Dan Hicks review

– return everything

Can fashion museums help dismantle

the fashion industry’s diversity issues?

Emerging From Crisis COVID-19

– a meaningful role to play

Even dinosaurs are social distancing,

as the Smithsonian takes it slow in reopening museums

TRA domestic tourism data Aug 2020 v 2019

– spend 53%, trips 40% & nights 39% down

Science communication now critical globally

– 3 lessons on what makes it work

Physicist Cathy Foley AO

next chief scientist

AWM Remembrance Day broadcast & online

– resources incl virtual poppy & webinars

Democracy – and what Mark Twain said in the

Buffalo Express about running for governor

Art Fdn pledges €100,000 for German museums

hit by vandals – security questions remain

Patrick Greene on EPIC Museum’s 2nd year

as Europe’s Leading Tourism Attraction

Where dragon’s float – sea dragon search

– WAM’s Nerida Wilson & citizen science

Sovereign Hill reopens outdoor exhibitions

– Covid-safe protocols in place

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