Museums are the new border control Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Hitting the road to get regional support right Create NSW is hitting the road, pulling up a chair and sharing a cuppa with artists and arts workers, to get to the heart of matters that impact regional arts practice. Director of AGNSW in contract hiatus (locked) The Art Gallery of NSW Board has delayed renewal of Director Michael Brand’s five-year contract for its full term. Create NSW debuts with funding focus Ambitious funding program shows Create NSW’s commitment to keeping up its services to both arts and screen. The other side - why the Powerhouse should move West (locked) The City of Parramatta has released a Cultural Plan, of which the Powerhouse Museum is central, and is calling for submissions. (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Monday 29 August, 2016 Mythbuster: Museums are not just repositories for "dead stuff". They can avert air crashes and stop wildlife traffickers. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley covers the Visual Arts nationally for ArtsHub. Based in Sydney you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.