America · Chicago

Devil & The White City Tour Chicago

I usually try and write my blog posts immediately after visiting a museum/heritage place. Sometimes, that doesn't happen and sometimes you wake up on a Sunday morning at 6 am and realise you still have a blog post pending. This is my final post on Chicago which is now long overdue. I'll be covering the… Continue reading Devil & The White City Tour Chicago

Australia · Brisbane

Queensland Museum: NASA – A Human Adventure

I want to begin this blog post by saying this exhibition, NASA - A Human Adventure, has been created to celebrate 50 years since the Moon Landing. Since then, the historiography of who was involved has been revised exposing those, particularly women, who achieved virtually the impossible to make the event happen. Unfortunately, this exhibition… Continue reading Queensland Museum: NASA – A Human Adventure

Australia · Sydney

Art Gallery of New South Wales: The Archibald Prize

This weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Art Gallery of New South Wales and see The Archibald Prize finalists for 2019. Although I technically saw finalists from The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes, I just want to focus on The Archibald. This was my second time visiting an Archibald exhibition. If you're… Continue reading Art Gallery of New South Wales: The Archibald Prize

Alice Springs · Australia · Conference · Conferences

Australian Museums and Galleries Association Conference Day 5 & Megafauna Central

Conference This morning was the final plenary for the conference, presented by Ben Quilty, and the official handing over of the conference to Canberra for 2020. Quilty touched on something significant that I believe we can all learn. That is, there is no shame in admitting there are things you don't know and that you… Continue reading Australian Museums and Galleries Association Conference Day 5 & Megafauna Central

Alice Springs · Australia · Conference · Conferences

Australian Museums and Galleries Association Conference Day 4

Well, I think my brain is so full of information it might actually burst. That's a good indication of how today went at the conference. Everything from the first plenary to the last was just filled with important messages and questions to mull over. In this summary, I'm really going to try and do the… Continue reading Australian Museums and Galleries Association Conference Day 4