Archive for the ‘Our work’ Category

Home is where the heart is

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Project manager Belinda Betts and conservator Peter Bucke with Phar Lap's heart. (Photo: Isa Menzies)

Isa Menzies, curator of our Connecting the Nation module, was recently part of the team that installed Phar Lap’s heart. Here Isa shares her photographs of the installation, along with some reflections on one of our most popular objects.

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A Harvester Rag

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

A screen from our Sunshine multimedia interactive.

Throughout Landmarks, multimedia plays a role which allows a deeper exploration of places, people and objects. Curator Leah Bartsch tells us about an interactive that she has been developing for our Sunshine exhibit.   

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Intensive care

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Sarah Murray (right) and Donna Wilks have a closer look at Reverend Robert Knopwood's lifemask - on loan for our Hobart exhibit. (Photo: Rathicca Chandra)

 
Weeks of work and you can’t even see it! Perfect.  Conservator Sarah Murray takes us behind the scenes with our Conservation department in the lead up to the opening of Landmarks. 

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