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Pop art meets ancient Egypt

The museum amalgamated the University’s Nicholson, Macleay and Art collections, previously displayed in separate museums. ... Not many museums bring art, natural history, ethnography, science and antiquity together like this,” said museum Deputy
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2021/05/11/pop-art-meets-ancient-egypt.html
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University museum objects' global connections: exhibition

A new exhibition at the Nicholson Museum connects objects from the University of Sydney’s Nicholson and Macleay collections with objects held by offshore museums. ... The Connections exhibition explores familiar objects in surprising ways,” said the
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/11/07/university-museum-objects--global-connections--exhibition.html
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Casting light in Pacific Views

The latest exhibition in the Chau Chak Wing Museum’s dedicated historic photography gallery. ... Jude Philp is Senior Curator, Macleay Collections, Chau Chak Wing Museum. .
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2021/12/09/casting-light-in-pacific-views.html
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Starting over embedding First Nations principles in a new museum

Starting over: embedding First Nations principles in a new museum. 1 July 2020. ... David Ellis, Director, Chau Chak Wing Museum. First Nations initiatives in the museum.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2020/07/01/starting-over-embedding-first-nations-principles-in-a-new-museum.html
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The mummy within: 2500-year old coffin's contents revealed

coffin was described as empty by curator Arthur Trendall in 1948, although museum records noted the coffin contained “mixed debris”. ... Those recoloured images, and findings from the Mummy Project, will be incorporated into the Mummy Room at the
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/04/03/the-mummy-within.html
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Vale John Nixon

J W Power collection, The University of Sydney, managed by Museum of Contemporary Art. ... Written by Linda Michael. Extract from an essay to be published in an upcoming Chau Chak Wing Museum publication.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2020/08/19/vale-john-nixon.html
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Nip and tuck

museum technician Kevin Bray designs and constructs mounts to hold them securely in place for exhibition in Natural Selections. ... Written by Dr Jude Philp, Senior Curator, Macleay Collections. With thanks to Sasha Stollman.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2020/09/02/nip-and-tuck.html
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Djon Mundine honoured with lifetime achievement award

Many of the Chau Chak Wing Museum team have known and worked with Djon over the years. ... one of 18 exhibitions on show when the Chau Chak Wing Museum opens in November.
www.sydney.edu.au/museum/news/2020/06/03/djon-mundine-honoured-with-lifetime-achievement-award.html