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News - Chau Chak Wing Museum

Curator Candace Richards describes how a treasure gifted to Apollo 12’s Richard Gordon found its way into our collections.. ... More news. Featured image (top of page): Chau Chak Wing Museum topping out ceremony, December 2019.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news.html
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New museum takes shape

The basement is equally exciting to the curators. It will eventually house more than half of our museum collections in the best possible environmental conditions. ... When complete, the museum will have 2000 square metres of public exhibition area,
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2019/08/06/new-museum-takes-shape.html
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Three women who left their mark on our collections

Macleay Prodigy: Elizabeth Hahn. In 1958 Elizabeth Hahn (pictured top, centre) was offered the job of Curator of the Macleay Museum. ... During the late 1890s there was no formal curator of the Nicholson Museum.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2020/03/06/international-womens-day-2020.html
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Chau Chak Wing Museum appointments connect objects with students

Two new curators specialising in using museum collections to teach students have been appointed to the Chau Chak Wing Museum. ... and museum curators.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2020/05/25/chau-chak-wing-museum-appointments-connect-objects-with-students.html
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Macleay Museum closes its doors to make way for new museum

University with the money for a curator in perpetuity, along with the collections, that it became a public institution. ... Because of its size, the museum has only ever been able to display around one percent of its massive collection at any time.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/11/22/macleay-museum-closes-its-doors-to-make-way-for-new-museum.html
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The old and the new

This rare image will be featured in the new exhibition The Business of Photography, the opening show in a gallery dedicated to historic photography in the Chau Chak Wing Museum. ... Jan Brazier is Curator, History, Macleay Collections. This article
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2020/07/01/the-old-and-the-new.html
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Foundations: Gululu dhuwala djalkiri

Photo: Chau Chak Wing Museum. How do you honour this, especially when one is a non-Indigenous curator working with Indigenous collections? ... Tolbert Dharramanba and Djon Mundine OAM examine documentation of artworks painted at Ramingining, museum
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2021/02/04/foundations-gululu-dhuwala-djalkiri.html
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From missions to makarraṯa

Over three years Yolŋu Elders and artists advised and worked with University curators to determine how their artwork, knowledge and law would be shared with museum audiences. ... Museum curator Rebecca Conway looks on. Joe Dhamanydji,
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2021/02/23/from-missions-to-makarrata.html
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Podcasts - Chau Chak Wing Museum

Guest: Dr Shuxia Chen joined the Chau Chak Wing Museum as its inaugural China Gallery curator in 2019. ... Guest: Dr Jude Philp, anthropologist and Senior Curator of the Macleay Collections at the Chau Chak Wing Museum.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/podcasts.html
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New era for historic Nicholson Museum

New era for historic Nicholson Museum. 27 February 2020. Nicholson collection prepares to relocate. ... Featured image: Nicholson Museum. Credit: University of Sydney. Verity Leatherdale. Manager, Faculty Media and PR.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2020/02/27/new-era-for-historic-nicholson-museum.html