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Art of science

The Art of Science

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The cover of Home Time by Campbell Whyte

Back... with a book!

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"A close up image of the new spider. It is very big and is sitting on red dirt."

What do Trapdoor Spiders, Cocktails and Dinosaurs have in Common?

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Image courtesy Foundation for the WA Museum

Chance to be a kid in a cocktail dress

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"Christine and Ian standing in front of a bookcase. He is holding his certificate of appreciation."

Congratulations Ian Mettam!

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"A high shot of a crowd partying in Hackett Hall. A dinosaur is moving among them."

Something Ext'ROAR'dinary

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"A close up colour portrait shot of Jaimee Cockie."

Follow the Dream: Work Experience with the WA Museum

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"An illustration of the Roman Navy heading to the base of Mount Vesuvius."

A Voyage into Catastrophe: Pompeii and the Roman Navy

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Wallal, Western Australia The most ideal place on Earth to confirm Einstein’s theory.

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WA Faces of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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Two workers holding the straps around a large chiller.  The chiller is about to be craned onto the roof of the Art Gallery of WA

Perth Cultural Centre wired for savings

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sculpture of a helicopter chasing camels, Crafted from wire, tjanpi (wild harves

Feral camels inspire stunning contemporary art

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Curator handing a shell to a man, woman to his left and children to his right.

Community panels shaping the New Museum

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Loisette Marsh, Barry Wilson and Barry Hutchins. 1970s

Vale Barry Wilson

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WA Museum curator Jessica Brainard with her palm on the footprint of a therapod

WA’s extraordinary dinosaur coast

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Karen Posing with locals’ on Zambia’s Barotse Plains, near the Angolan border.

Museum Week 2017

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Inside the Collection and Research Centre.

The WA Collections Sector Working Group - June 2017

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Aboriginal Advancement Council banner ‘Let Us Advance Together!” at the Labour Day procession, Perth 1966

Right Wrongs: '67 Referendum

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Sea of hands created for National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day 2017

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Curtin IS alumni tour group, with Bobbie Bruce centre

Curtin University Information Studies Alumni event

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Glad Hansen

Glad Hansen - VolunteeringWA Finalist for 2017!

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Jessica Brainard

Homeward Bound to Antarctica

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Alec Coles, Western Australian Museum CEO

WAM CEO a finalist in Western Australian of the Year Awards

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Patrick photographing in 3D the wreck of SS Xantho

Patrick Baker

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Roscoe playing his bugle at Blackboy Hill Camp. Dated 9-9-14

Roscoe's Bugle

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From the Collections: Easter Postcard

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A bilby sniffing around a tree

The Bilby

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The crucifix crab Charybdis feriatus (Linneaus, 1758)

Creature Feature: Holy Crab! The crucifix crab Charybdis feriata (Linneaus, 1758)

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The Semi-Finalists

Balancing the equation

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A draw of pinned specimens

Entomological Exploration

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Not an Agelas axifera, but this specimen from the Houtman Abrolhos Islands looks similar to the rare sponge the Museum is looking for.

Hunt for a neotype – first findings!

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WA Museum Taxonomists in 2017

Taxonomist Appreciation Day 19 March 2017

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A Blue Swimmer Crab underwater

The Blue Swimmer Crab

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Curator Corioli Souter discussing exhibition objects

International Women's Day

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Omeo shipwreck site

Coogee Maritime Trail

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Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World

Fly me across the Indian Ocean – win a trip for two to London!

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