Assistant Curator Sarah Reeves on the interactive exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Moon landing.
Author Samuel Wagan Watson on memory pathways and time travel in Time and Memory.
Assistant Curator of Macleay Museum Matt Poll on the importance of Patyegarang’s legacy.
Senior Curator Roger Leong talks with the designer about his career spanning more than 25 years.
An interview with Laela French, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, about the Star Wars universe and exhibition.
Principal Curator Matthew Connell explores the ideas behind the creation of Sydney’s most famous building.
Curator Tilly Boleyn uncovers the history of the world’s first antibiotic drug.
Peter Cox on the outlandish outfits that defined Australia’s rock ’n’ roll rebel.
Curator Min-Jung Kim discusses the bronze bell as an important spiritual object.
Curator Tilly Boleyn explains why the surgical table is a powerful representation of women’s rights.
Curator Glynis Jones describes the iconic dress that helped launch Australian label Romance Was Born to greater heights.
Assistant Curator Nina Earl reflects on her journey to Antarctica.
Designer Jennifer McMaster from TRIAS architectural studio explains the ideas behind Four Periscopes.
Assistant Curator Sarah Reeves explains Australia’s first payload to the International Space Station Cuberider1.
The MDC’s Life and Death at the Museum tours offer fascinating stories on objects that have impacted on life and death.
Author Bruce Pascoe on the unique and complex relationship between Cadigal woman Petyegarang and William Dawes.
Time and Memory author Vanessa Berry talks to Joyce Thomson about reading the time live over the telephone.
Curator Eva Czernis-Ryl reflects on Barry John Willoughby’s significant contribution to the MAAS Collection.
Comedian and broadcaster Tim Ross talks about his collaboration with MAAS and the invisible icons of Australian design.
Senior Curator Keinton Butler on the impact of contemporary design practice in Australia and neighbouring regions.
Assistant Curator Nina Earl explores art collective teamLab’s creative processes in the Future Park exhibition.
MAAS Volunteer Meg Stevenson reflects on almost 30 years of work at the Museum.
Principal Curator Matthew Connell explains Eddie Koiki Mabo’s connection to surveying and the stars.
Designer Andrew Simpson talks about materialising 19th-century design drawings from the MAAS collection.
Dr Kate Scardifield, MAAS Visiting Research Fellow, investigates cosmic tapestries and bodies of knowledge.
Media artist Lawrence English talks about his sound works focusing on the power of listening and the collective voice.
Author Drusilla Modjeska discovers deeper levels of meaning about particular objects in her essay for Icons. Here is an excerpt.
Principal Curator Matthew Connell explores some of the origins and inspirations behind 3D manufacturing.
Director, Dolla Merrillees, examines a new exhibition that questions and reinterprets the prevalent view of our collection.
A collaboration between photographer David Mist and fashion designer Sally Smith results in a beautiful silk dress.
A look at existing legal protections for protest in Australia with Dr Daniel Joyce.
Who made those cheap school uniforms? Katie Winten digs into the #whomadeyourclothes campaign.
A souvenir in the MAAS collection leads curator, Peter Cox, into a dark episode of Australian history.
Elena Yeo explores the updated Internet-age version of The Anarchist Cookbook.
John Maynard on the the first modern all-Aboriginal political organisation to form in Australia.
A piece of punched paper found in the MAAS collection provides insights into scholar and inventor Charles Babbage.
Luke Sales from Romance Was Born talks about their inspirations, the fashion industry and their future.
Artist Nathan Sawaya talks about finding the LEGO Super Hero within.
Elena Yeo starts testing out a few recipes from The Anarchist’s Cookbook.
Troy Egan looks at the humble tent, an iconic object in our national self-image.
Zanny Begg looks back on those moments before the second war in Iraq began.
Curator Katie Dyer opens a discussion of Disobedient Objects from an Australian experience.
Marian Sawer walks us through an Australian history of the colours, purple, green and white.
Dr Peter Chen explores how social movements create their own markets.