The Accidental Curator

By Kerry Neale   I am an accidental curator.  No crystal ball foretold my career path.  A colleague recently said to me that I’m probably one of the only people who planned on being a High School History teacher and ended up working in a museum – usually it’s the other way around.  She’s probably... Continue Reading →

A GLAMRous Agony Aunt

We asked a couple of GLAMR colleagues to peer into their crystal balls and share what they think might face the future of GLAMR. To get a bit more context, please check out our contributor’s bios, along with their social media links here. If you have more specific questions for our GLAMRous Agony Aunts, email them... Continue Reading →

Hopes

By Nathan Sentance   The following is a list of a few hopes I have for the GLAMR profession and its collections in regards to First Nations Culture   I hope for First Nations people are seen as the owners of their own culture.   Many GLAMR institutions have valuable First Nations cultural heritage within... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Thing – The Oral Historian

  By Stephanie Boyle   I’ve played trivia in Kandahar. Walked through Saddam’s summer palace. And watched the flags go down in Tarin Kot, when an Australian soldier died. Working at the Australian War Memorial has seen me in places curators don’t usually go. This is my … gosh. Eleventh year at the Australian War... Continue Reading →

Issue 4 – Editor’s Welcome

Hello Kulture Kids and welcome back for Issue 4 of the Digest! This month's issue is about our contributors' favourite things - from conducting oral histories in war zones, catching the travel bug, or connecting to your culture through food and the kitchen, what inspires you? What reaches in and stokes the fires of your... Continue Reading →

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