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AMplify: Episode 17, Janet Laurence

Kim McKay in conversation with AM artist-in-residence Janet Laurence after the opening of Deep Breathing (Resuscitation for the Reef).

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 04 Aug 2016

Dick Smith voted Australia's favourite explorer

Visitors to Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers have voted Dick Smith as their all-time number one.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 02 Aug 2016

Australian Museum 2016 Eureka Prizes finalists announced

Forty-nine finalists have been shortlisted for the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jul 2016

AMplify: Episode 16, Trailblazers Talks live – Gaby Kenndard

Aviator Gaby Kennard recorded live at the Australian Museum as part of the Trailblazers Talks series presented by Australian Geographic.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 27 Jul 2016

Streamwatch event

We recently held our mid year event at Warragamba Dam

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Jul 2016

Q and A with 2015 Eureka Prize winner Dr Phillip Urquijo

Dr Phillip Urquijo tells of his Eureka Prize experience and the impact of the win on his research.

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jul 2016

Sky high: Where will your next big idea take you?

Hands-on workshops will be a feature at this year's Australian Museum Science Festival, made possible through our partner 3M. 

By: Clare Watson, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Jul 2016

AMplify: Episode 15, Phil Gordon

Australian Museum CEO and Executive Director Kim McKay in conversation with the AM's Aboriginal Heritage Project Officer.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Jul 2016

Our Global Neighbours: Remembering Truganini

Fortieth anniversary of returning to her land (and water)

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jul 2016

A curious case of the birds and the trees

Could some aspects of the urban environment actually benefit plants and animals?

By: Madison Myers, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Jul 2016