Shark exhibit at the Australian Museum is part of Sydney’s Summer of Art blockbusters

At the Australian Museum, Jurassic World by Brickman is now being funded to run through the school holidays for an additional five weeks until July 17.


Jurassic World has sold more than 120,000 tickets in total, with a third of visitors from Western Sydney and a sixth from the regions – proof, the minister says, along with Vivid’s large crowds, that confidence is already returning.

In front of sharks, Franklin said the museum’s next blockbuster will be a cylindrical theater that will see 182 different shark species swimming around visitors.

The state-of-the-art audiovisual and media presentations include an in-exhibit shark tracking app that tracks shark activity at your favorite beach area.

Visitors can navigate a shark body through an interactive 3D scan and see the world in 360 degrees, through the eyes of a hammerhead shark.


Under the same funding agreement, the Art Gallery of NSW will receive $750,000 to visit exhibitions at regional galleries.

At the Hyde Park Barracks, video artist Daniel Crooks has created a landmark tapestry of depictions of historic NSW sites as “never seen before,” Franklin said.

A retrospective of renowned Australian designer Carla Zampatti opens at the Powerhouse Museum on November 25, featuring the achievements of the fashion designer who died in 2021

“It’s been a rough couple of years and I encourage everyone to get out there and enjoy all that the nation’s greatest arts and cultural institutions have to offer as these incredible exhibits and events come to our shores,” Franklin said. .


Australian Museum CEO Kim McKay said sharks have survived more than 450 million years, including five global mass extinctions, and are now threatened by global warming, industrial fishing and pollution.

The attitude and our actions would determine the fate of these ancient survivors, she said, and the sharks exhibition was important in shaping both. After seven months in Sydney, the exhibition travels through North America with interest from two major museums “sight unseen”.

McKay hopes the NSW budget will approve the continuation of free admission to the museum in November 2020. “In the realm we now live in, children need to create that interest in science and curiosity in their lives. By removing the threshold of charging at the front door, that justice is created.”

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