Museums in cyberspace
In the face of COVID-19 museums moved to engage audiences online; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what works, what doesn’t and where the future lies.
Feather-flowers and photographs
A University of Melbourne collaboration is connecting Australia’s First Peoples’ with museum collections, creating a 'living archive' of Indigenous culture.
The young and curious: How Science Gallery can break down silos
An innovative University of Melbourne study will explore and challenge what young people really want from their cultural institutions.
The remarkable journey of Leonardo’s inscrutable masterpiece
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, known as the Lady with an Ermine has had an extraordinary history, explains a University of Melbourne expert.
Treading softly in power diplomacy
Museums have emerged as effective agents of cultural soft power globally, including outside the West, like China and Russia, says University of Melbourne expert
Museums: They’re good for your health
University of Melbourne research finds that visiting museums and other cultural venues can help older Australians with their mental and physical wellbeing.
How does learning happen in museums?
University of Melbourne researchers have used Bluetooth technology to track how visitors at Melbourne Museum interact with the exhibits.
Putting museum power on the map
The 'soft power' of museums can now be mapped, assessed, and properly appreciated after University of Melbourne researchers created a unique online mapping tool
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts explores the Grainger Museum's latest exhibition, Synthesizers: The Sound of the Future.
The legacy of a great scientific hoax
The University of Melbourne's anatomy museum features model fossils from the famous Piltdown Man hoax, which skewed the study of human evolution for decades.