Archive for the ‘In the gallery’ Category

All the pretty colours

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Microscope slides in our Townsville exhibit. (Photo: Jen Wilson)

Curator Jen Wilson has been watching our Townsville exhibit come to life ahead of our opening this week.


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.


Light angles

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Before installation, conservators check and document the condition of incoming loans. Here, conservator Andrew Pearce talks about preparing Colonel Light’s sextant from Adelaide City Council Archives.