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Material matters science in the museum

Material matters: science in the museum. 12 August 2021. Thérèse Harrison, Elizabeth Carter and Jude Philp describe an exciting collaboration. ... The Sea Captain required cleaning and further investigation of its origin prior to its display in the
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2021/08/12/material-matters-science-in-the-museum.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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Sydney's newest museum opens

Mr Ellis says the museum gives curators opportunities to present the collections in new ways. ... The new museum also makes it easier to bring objects from different collections together, said Mr Ellis.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2020/11/16/sydney-s-newest-museum-opens.html
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Five questions with Senior Curator Melanie Pitkin

But, a few other career highlights includes my Postdoctoral position at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. ... 4. What's your favourite collection item in the Chau Chak Wing Museum and why?
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2022/04/07/five-questions-with-senior-curator-melanie-pitkin.html
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Head above water

Curator Katrina Liberiou discusses how 'Coastline' artists use photography to chart their experience of the space where land meets sea. ... Katrina Liberiou is Assistant Curator, University Art Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2021/05/27/head-above-water.html
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Light my fire: torches ablaze since antiquity

Curator Candace Richards reveals the origins of the torch relay tradition and explores the role of flaming torches throughout the ancient Hellenic world. ... Candace Richards is Assistant Curator, Nicholson Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2021/08/05/light-my-fire.html
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Podcasts - Chau Chak Wing Museum

Museums Collection Officer Matthew Huan explores several Australian Jezebel butterflies from the Chau Chak Wing Museum's Macleay Collections. ... Join co-curator of the Museum's exhibition Pacific Views and archivist with the Pacific and Regional Archive
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/podcasts.html
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Inaugural China Gallery show examines culture of auspiciousness

The gallery is one of the museum’s 18 exhibition spaces. “Auspiciousness has underpinned China’s belief system for centuries,” says curator and art historian Dr Shuxia Chen. ... Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Courtesy collection of Museum of Applied
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2020/11/23/inaugural-china-gallery-show-examines-culture-of-auspiciousness.html