Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Campaign to get Creepy Santa to Te Papa

– support from Jacinda Ardern?

AM’s Frog ID Week “mysterious” ad

public are invited to download the free Frog ID app

AWM designers’ vision unveiled by PM

& robust defence of reinvestment

Re-imagining a museum of First Nations

– museums aren’t just buildings

Three ways museums can face up

to the climate crisis

Ai Wei-Wei on Hong Kong – At this point

who cares about art and images?

Washington’s Newseum on First Amendment

freedoms to close – mission & collns relocate

MoAD’s Truth, Power and a Free Press

– media freedom & a healthy democracy

MoAD opens ‘Truth, Power & a Free Press’

exploring centrality of press in democracy

Taylor & Francis researcher survey 2019

– what access are researchers seeking?

NG Scotland to withdraw from BP portrait award

exhibition citing climate emergency

Tasmanian petroglyphs located and missing

TMAG discussions continue, US petroglyph lost

QVMAG’s audit to catalogue 1.5m objects

first full audit since 1891

The wheels are in motion

Linguistic legacies from QMN’s Cobb & Co

NSW Public Libraries Association warn

of crisis if funding not enshrined in law

Why libraries have a public spirit

that most museums lack

SAM joins Tourism Hall of Fame

– third Cultural Tourism Award win

MV & VicHealth phase out sugary drinks

– to help tackle childhood obesity

OM celebrates transit of Mercury in context of

Tuia Encounters 250 “inspirational science activities”

AAM’s Museums Advocacy Day

on Capitol Hill, Washington 24-25 Feb 2019

Te Papa’s objects collected by Cook

– their biographies from Aotearoa & back

AWM pigeon builds nest in Hall with

poppies from Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Vale MV’s Martin Hallett PSM

Man of kindness

QM’s Jeff Johnson identifies Qld grouper

from local fish market as new for science

AM’s Andrew Mitchell & 10’s Sunday Project

show 50% of market fish wrongly labelled

AM’s Jodi Rowley ask Tasmanians to record

calls for Frog ID Week 8-17 Nov

QVMAG’s collections audit progresses

– Whiteley’s Waves V still to be found

Aboriginal remains from King George Sound

returning home from Leipzig Museum

AM’s Mariko Smith on museums as sites of

cultural revival, not scientific racism

ANMM’s ‘Capturing the Home Front’ – photographs

from Depression & WW2 incl Dorothea Lange

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