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Ramses. Image is a person in an exhibition looking at a range of Ancient Egyptian artefacts and an outer coffin.

Exhibition review: Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs, Australian Museum

A harmonious blend of ancient wonders and modern innovation that explores the life of the illustrious pharaoh, Ramses the Great.

Pacific art. Image is of a person with dark curly short hair, folded arms and grey shirt looking askance at the camera and standing in front of an ochre coloured wall hanging.

Swelling interest in Pacific arts

Seven concurrent exhibitions and initiatives turn the spotlight on Pacific art – and offer a deep dive into greater connection.

Image is of a man in a red shirt holding to the poles of a carousel. Gown by Kate V M Sylvester made from deconstructed t-shirt for We the Makers Sustainable Fashion Prize 2023. Image: Supplied.

Just a buzz word? What sustainable fashion means today

Looking at sustainable fashion through transparency, innovative design and ethical practices, plus what we can all do to dress more…

Voice. A Yes sign in a suburban front yard in Caulfield South.

Australia’s museums already collecting the history of Voice referendum

Museums are working in real time to document the Voice Referendum and create historical collections for the future, says Kylie…

Powerhouse. Image is a portrait of a Victorian era woman, Ada Lovelace, created by AI generated text

New Powerhouse commission places writers in museums

In the first of a new writing series linked to its collection, Powerhouse focuses on pioneering computer programmer Ada Lovelace,…

Adopt an Artwork. Jennifer Taylor, Registrar and Collections Manager at NERAM among some of the adopted artworks that are part of the 'Adopt An Artwork' exhibition currently on at NERAM. Photo: Supplied.

Adopt an Artwork raises $30,000 for preservation at regional museum

NERAM's Adopt an Artwork program shows symbolic ownership and direct connection are key to driving donations for preservation.


Exhibition review: Beneath the Surface, Behind the Scenes, Heide Museum of Modern Art

A bold exhibition that traverses cultures while highlighting our connections.


Largest loan of Egyptian artefacts from British Museum to land in Australia

NGV’s 2024 winter blockbuster ‘Pharaoh’ will showcase ancient Egypt’s creative ambition and those who helped realise it.


'Everybody Had a Name': Holocaust Museum to reopen

With two museums in one facility, the Melbourne Holocaust Museum caters to audiences of all ages in telling powerful survivor…

Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Architectural historian and writer

As a child, Peter Andrew Barrett spent endless hours exploring Melbourne's rooftops and alleyways. Now he works to preserve and…

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