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23 April 2020

Creative challenge: iso-art at home

Get creative with some of our favourite collection items as part of the 'museum at home' activities on offer while social-distancing measures remain in place.
15 April 2020

Bringing back the colour to ancient Egyptian coffins

Uncovering the secrets of ancient Egypt used to involve a shovel, a gentle brush, and endless patience. Things have changed. Now archaeologists are using some of the most advanced technologies available.
01 April 2020

Zoom backgrounds from the Chau Chak Wing Museum collections

We are making 10 images from our Nicholson, Macleay and University Art collections available to use as a background while in video meetings.
01 April 2020

Chau Chak Wing Museum exterior revealed

With only a few months to go before the grand opening, work is moving quickly on the construction and fit out of our new museum.
06 March 2020

Three women who left their mark on our collections

Women have always contributed significantly to the collections and museums at the University of Sydney. Join three of our current curators in celebrating the careers of three such trailblazers: Louisa MacDonald, Elizabeth Hahn and Alison Rehfisch.