Rockhampton Art Gallery: Happy Birthday Play School

If you were born and/or raised in Australia during the last 50 years, you are probably very familiar with Play School. Personally, it played a huge role in my childhood, teaching me shapes, colours, songs, etc. I really wanted to see this exhibition when it was at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra last… Continue reading Rockhampton Art Gallery: Happy Birthday Play School

Conference Summary

Today was the final day for the International Symposium on the History of Anaesthesia here in Boston. Luckily, the program for this year contained a few talks on museums from around the world. We heard from Directors, Curators and Honoray Curators who were representing museums in Wales, Germany, America and Australia to name a few.… Continue reading Conference Summary

Samford Village Heritage Trail

Before I begin this blog post I must be entirely honest. When we visited Samford Village today, located 30 mins outside Brisbane, we were visiting for one reason - the Harry Potter Store of Requirements. It was literally a magical place. After purchasing everything Hufflepuff we could find, we decided to walk around the Village.… Continue reading Samford Village Heritage Trail

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum: Over the Hill

In October 2016, I attended the ICOMOS & National Trusts of Australia Conference in Melbourne. One of the many talks that really hit a nerve was on the topic of heritage and significance statements. The speaker was trying to push the point that a building is never frozen in time. Rather, it changes, it adapts,… Continue reading Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum: Over the Hill