Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


“What is to be Auckland’s War Memorial?”

– the design competition for AWMM 1922

The real ‘history war’ an attack on archives

& libraries – Pres & VP, Aus Historical Assoc

NHMRC-funded research Open Access Policy

– requires open access for reviewed publns

World’s oldest heart identified in Gogo fish

WAM, MV & SAM in global collaboration

UK Cabinet Office guidance on mourning

following Queen Elizabeth’s death

NFSA remembering Queen Elizabeth

– a tribute to a lifetime of service

Queen Elizabeth’s image dominated our age

– idealised, gilded or defaced

Vale Queen Elizabeth II, prop in trust of

one of the world’s greatest art collections

M&G NSW announces Imagine Award nominees

for 2022 – Award presentations 24 Nov 2022

WAM, ANMM, UWA et al. collab win $800k ARC

for Dutch E India Co collns global stories

Aus State gallery perspectives on collns

– balancing permanent, temporary & online

Newcastle Museum opens Sea Monsters:

Prehistoric Ocean Predators in QMN collab

Griffith Univ & Murweh Shire Intl design comp for

Outback Museum of Aus (OMOA) in Charleville

Powerhouse Competition Jury shortlist

5 design teams for Design Competition

NMA’s Great Southern Land gallery opens

Power, Connection, Life, Change

CM progressively closing for major upgrade

– doors closing in April 2023

Edward Burtynsky – In the Wake of Progress

AM hosts Sydney Festival Talk Series

MV, Univ of Melb & ANU on Aus rats

origin & evolution

Vale Michael Archer from V&A’s Golden Age

of curators, curation & scholarship

V&A announces new trustees incl

anti-woke activist Zewditu Gebreyohanes

US local libraries a political & cultural

battleground in culture wars

The Long Road Ahead for Colonial Reparations

AAM CFM Dispatches | NYT’s Max Fisher

Visions of Ancient Egypt @ Sainsbury, Norwich

– constructed by whom for what purpose?

Ancient Egyptian collections in Aus & Egypt

Chau Chak Wing Museum Curator’s perspective

ALA Indigenous Ecological Knowledge (IEK) pgm

– recognising knowledge encoded in language

QM on ATSI languages, museums &

Indigenous Literacy Day

TAN plea to UK PM to abandon culture war

rhetoric – focus on respect & nuanced debate

Pain in the arts: Why it’s time for a

ministry of culture – Julianne Schultz

AM Eureka Awards 2022 – past Questacon Dir

Prof Graham Durant AM wins AMRI Award

The conversation on thylacine resurrection

– a nascent view on ethics, ecology & tech

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