Issue three March–August 2013
Don’t miss the March–August issue of The Museum magazine to find out what’s happening behind-the-scenes at the National Museum.
This issue features an exclusive look at an exhibition that explores what life was like in 1913, intimate black and white portraits by photographer Jon Lewis, stories behind the poignant messages engraved on convict love tokens, plus exciting new acquisitions and much more ...
Cover: Nellie Donegan, 1913, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW P1/486. Colourised image: National Museum of Australia.
You can read some of the articles here online
Glorious Days: Australia 1913
Step back in time and experience the energy, ambition and creativity of 1913 Australia in this fascinating exhibition.
Bear me in your mind
Engraved with poignant messages of affection, these convict love tokens provide an intimate glimpse into the history of the convict era.
An ingenious construction
Rex Greeno is helping to revive traditional canoemaking skills, which have not been seen in Tasmania since the early 19th century.
Embracing digital learning
An innovative iPad game and high-tech robot are providing new learning opportunities for students.