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Dr Lily Withycombe is a curator in the People and the Environment team.

9 Apr 18

New acquisitions from Russell Crowe’s collection

Maroon leather Doc Marten boots

The National Museum has acquired Doc Marten boots worn by Russell Crowe in the 1992 Australian film classic Romper Stomper.

By Lily Withycombe


2 Mar 18

Celebrating 40 years of Mardi Gras

Man in sequined top adjusting colourful adornments on a costume that is worn by a mannequin.

The Museum is honouring the 40th anniversary of Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with a colourful new exhibition, Towards Equality: From Mardi Gras to Marriage.

By Lily Withycombe


25 Jan 18

Love Wheels comes to Canberra

A bicycle covered with woollen crochet that consist of multi-coloured striped wheels, a purple seat and two purple peddles.

The Museum is delighted to welcome the 'Love Wheels' rainbow-coloured crochet bike as a symbol of the marriage equality debate.

By Lily Withycombe