We're excited to bring you the next edition of the Sydney University Museums magazine MUSE!
Find the hard copy at all of our venues, or simply click the image below to access the online copy.
You can also view all past issues of MUSE, Sydney University Museums Newsletter, and Macleay Museum News.
Features this issue:
- Alpha and Omega
Opening with a unique flower, an exhibition in the Nicholson Museum honours the old and looks forward to the new.
- Dušan Marek: art/film post 1960
We explore the multitalented Czech exile and surrealist’s painting and filmmaking.
- Gene genius
Gregor Mendel uncovered a whole new scientific field in the humble garden pea. We celebrate his work.
- Stone age Stanley knife
Artefacts from our prehistoric past reveal a shared humanity: developing cognition and skills that could be passed on.
- Women in Power
Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson AM’s speech, read by alumna Anne Summers, to open an important exhibition.
- Tombs of time
Pottery from an Early Bronze Age cemetery in Cyprus reveals a great experimentation with form.
- Microscopic abstractions
Images from under the microscope rendered large form intriguing works by an emerging artist.
- Visions for the Macleay
Architecture students apply their considerable skills to devise stunning designs for a new museum.
- Grave secrets
Roman marble funerary stones offer a glimpse into lives long past and encourage us to contemplate our own mortality.
- Rites of passage
Two students take a close look at Indonesian cultures through exquisite objects in the Macleay Museum.
- Making history
All the news on University of Sydney museums: talks, acquisitions, VIP visits, new staff, overseas trips, theatre.
- Find your muse
For your diary: everything that’s coming up at Sydney University Museums over the next few months.