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A very (very) abridged list of the conservation quandaries that arise when tackling textiles.
"In recent fashion there are three: Chanel, Dior and Mary Quant." – fashion journalist Ernestine Carter.
Collection Officer Jamie Metzger on one of the inspirations for the Otago Museum's iD Fashion Week case, Time Warp.
Neuroscience or style? We say choose both!
Peas + bananas = genetics?
Bike Wise Month lives on at the Museum.
Museum staff members are sharing their enthusiasm for all things marine today in the Octagon.
How does one find comedy in a shipwreck? Therein lies a tale linked to the prayer book on display in the Maritime gallery.
Somewhere in this post are adorable seal pictures.
When it’s time for our bi-monthly Collections date with Dougal Stevenson, I always find myself in a state of panic about what to take.