Volume 10 number 1

April 2015

In this issue of reCollections: A Journal of Museums and Collections:

  • Katherine Aigner presents an overview of the history of acquisitions of the main Italian and Vatican collections of Australian ethnographic material.
  • Joanna Besley surveys the work of Michael Aird, Queensland photographer, anthropologist and curator.
  • Libby Robin and Cameron Muir explore an alternative way of using museum objects to create debate and present scientific findings.
  • Michael Piggott examines the ways that libraries, archives and museums exploit storytelling.
  • Nicholas Brown explores and critiques the National Museum of Australia’s groundbreaking Defining Moments in Australian History project.

Also featured are reviews of a number of recent and current exhibitions.