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Real World Experience in The Innovation Circle @ The Battery Shed

It’s a space unlike any other. It’s where ideas matter, creativity, problem solving and a passion for technology and gizmos!  Age, education, clothes (although ironic t-shirts tend to dominate), social standing, gender or cultural background are not barriers to being part of The Battery Shed community. 370 more words

Public Programs

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience has borrowed one of QVMAG’s iconic motor vehicles for its community zone.

The ambulance was commissioned by the City of Launceston in 1919 in readiness for a likely outbreak of pneumonic influenza. 192 more words


Did someone call the dentist?

Natural Sciences volunteer Darcie Hunt is developing a display of fish jaws to highlight differences in fish diets and feeding strategies. Here Darcie is preparing to remove the jaws from one of Tasmania’s top predators, an 86 kg Bluefin tuna ( 695 more words


Prisoner Cornelius GLEESON 1873 and 1916

Police photograph (mounted cdv) of prisoner Cornelius Gleeson
Taken by T. J. Nevin,  December 1873, Hobart Gaol
TMAG Collection Ref: Q15602.1

Verso: Prisoner Cornelius Gleeson… 2,872 more words

19th Century Prison Photography

Greeno Progress

We finally got the last few details cleared on the Greeno project and the production is underway. For a group of uni students it has and will continue to give us all plenty of opportunities for learning and growth. 126 more words


Science Week

Team members this week attended a workshop/conference for Science Week in August.
Further details of how Metal Minds will be involved will be published nearer the time. Watch this space.

Prisoner Charles GARFITT and the QVMAG

A photograph and carte-de-visite of Charles Garfitt, taken and printed by Thomas J. Nevin at the Hobart Gaol in February 1873, was among the 200 or so prisoner identification photographs donated to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery from John Watt Beattie’s estate in 1930. 825 more words

19th Century Prison Photography