Read the latest museum news, research and behind the scenes stories.
The ties between Egypt and Australia are brought into a new light in our latest publication co-authored by Candace Richards, Richard Vokes, Yvonne Inall, Victoria Lowry and Jewel Oreskovich.
We sat down with Egyptologist Dr Melanie Pitkin to ask her some quick-fire questions.
Discover where her love for ancient history began and what she's excited to do at the Museum.
Our curators put a spotlight on three women who were trailblazers in the past, and whose legacies are still felt today.
The Max Le Petit and Gwenyth Jones Nicholson Collection Prize is awarded for an essay or written work submitted as part of a student's undergraduate coursework on any aspect of the Nicholson Collection.
The major new exhibition in our Ian Potter Gallery tracks art movements from the 1960s to the 1980s, via highlightts from the Power Collection.
Utilising a natural museum collection to explore environmental issues.
A recent scientific instrument acquisition reveals how tests for colour blindness were developed in the late 19th century.
The chance to handle museum objects is bringing study to life for students from across the disciplines, with object-based learning preparing for a second semester.
Chau Chak Wing Museum curator Dr Anthony Gill was the leader of a collaborative team of researchers recently highlighted by the CSIRO’s annual report about the 150 new species named in the past year.
Featured image (top of page): Chau Chak Wing Museum topping out ceremony, December 2019.