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All articles by Karen Pittar

Trained as a journalist, Karen Pittar is currently Philanthropy Coordinator at the Museum. Karen relishes the chance to get to know the lives and stories of the Museum’s donors.

25 May 18

Work starts on new Forecourt

a colour photo of a woman visiting a National Park

Award-winning landscape architects Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL) are working to transform the Museum entrance into an immersive and sensory garden experience.

By Karen Pittar


15 May 18

Gandel Atrium announced

The Gandel Atrium at the National Museum of Australia was named today in honour of philanthropists John and Pauline Gandel.

By Karen Pittar


17 Apr 18

Etch your name in history with our People's Walk

A woman with two girls

Meet Museum Friend Cindy Young, whose granddaughters' names will be etched onto a paver in our bush garden forecourt, following a recent donation.

By Karen Pittar