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Eyes were a potent motif in the ancient world, sometimes used to protect, sometimes used to destroy.
The works of father-and-son artists Victor Vasarely and Yvaral.
An exhibition of seashore imagery pays homage to the landmark Australian Seashores text that changed how Australians viewed the coast, influencing generations of marine scientists and becoming an enduringly popular guide for general readers.
To celebrate National Science Week, we're travelling back in time to explore the history of X-rays.
The Museum's Curator of Ethnography, Rebecca Conway, recaps the commemorative event, 'Hongi's Hikoi'.
Personal photographs and albums shed light on another side of colonial Papua under Australian administration in the exhibition Pacific Views.
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.
Featured image (top of page): Chau Chak Wing Museum topping out ceremony, December 2019.