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#drinkingaboutmuseums – Sydney – 4 September 2013

August 27, 2013


Today Seb Chan and Aaron Cope dropped news of one of the coolest things I’ve heard in musetech circles in some time. The Cooper-Hewitt has acquired Planetary – it’s first piece of code – to be preserved as a living object. This is such an interesting idea, and one that fits right into my own […]

#drinkingaboutmuseums – Sydney – Tuesday 9 July

July 4, 2013


Next Tuesday afternoon, George E. Hein, author of the seminal book Learning in the Museum and more recently Progressive Museum Practice, will be in Sydney to present on the future of learning and education in cultural institutions. Learning in Museums is taking place at the Australian Museum from 3.00pm-4.00pm. Since those who attend will likely […]

#drinkingaboutmuseums – Tuesday 19 March – Jurassic Lounge

March 15, 2013


It has been a while since I popped a notice up about a #drinkingaboutmuseums session. The last one was all the way back in November, although there was an impromptu event held earlier this year when Ryan Donahue and Eleanor Whitworth were both in town which I had to miss. This means that there’s lots […]

#drinkingaboutmuseums – DC + Sydney

November 15, 2012


If discussion on my previous post is anything to go by, one of the most pervasive themes that surfaced at MCN2012 was this idea of aggregations of communities, kicking off with Koven’s Ignite talk on the Adjacent Possible and scenius, and developing from there. So I think if you’re in DC or Sydney (and maybe […]

#drinkingaboutmuseums – Sydney – Wednesday 19 September

September 11, 2012


What better way to spend Ask A Curator day than by drinking about museums? Not only can those on Twitter join in the worldwide Q&A with curators by following the #askacurator hashtag, those in Sydney can hold their own discussions about all things museums. This will give us ample opportunity to dissect the curatorial chatter, […]

#drinkingaboutmuseums – Sydney – Tuesday 7 August

August 5, 2012


Hey Sydney – Are you free on Tuesday evening? One of my favourite museum people – Ed Rodley – is visiting all the way from Boston, and we are going to hold a Drinking About Museums event in his honour. This is particularly fitting, since Ed organises the Boston leg of the franchise. We are […]

#drinkingaboutmuseums – Sydney – 3 July

June 21, 2012


Hey meeps (museumpeeps).The #drinkingaboutmuseums movement is spreading! It was held in New York last week, and there is now talk of a London event too. Exciting! But the next date and place for #drinkingaboutmuseums Sydney has been decided, so come along and drink about museums, technology and the future. We will be getting together on […]

Drinking about museums – Sydney chapter

May 18, 2012


Sydney – it is time to join the international Drinking About Museums movement! Already there are Drinking About Museums meet-ups happening in Colorado and Boston, and we thought it was time to start one of our own. **UPDATED Details Wednesday 23 May 5.30pm – meetup @ Phillip’s Foote (as per Keir’s suggestion below). Any updates […]


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