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
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
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
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.
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.