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Landmark women: Michelle Hetherington

Michelle Hetherington, Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia

Landmark Women, 21 November 2014

Michelle discusses her life and career as a curator having researched and developed a number of major exhibitions for both the National Library of Australia and the National Museum of Australia.

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cook, exhibition, exploration, journeys, pacific

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Equitation science: understanding how horses think and learn

Professor Paul McGreevy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney

Spirited lecture series, 14 November 2014

As co-founder of the International Society for Equitation Science, Paul discusses his approach to understanding how horses think and learn as well as his involvement as an adviser in the development of the Spirited: Australia’s horse story exhibition.

history, horse, leisure, sport

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Landmark women: Dr Sue Packer AM

Dr Sue Packer AM, Child at Risk Assessment Unit, Canberra Hospital

Landmark Women, 17 October 2014

Paediatrician Sue Packer talks about her work to improve the lives of children and her role chairing the Mr Fluffy asbestos expert reference group.

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abuse, children, neglect

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Body and spirit: Australian horse welfare

Jennifer Wilson, Karen Hood and Tammy Ven Dange with introduction by Martha Sear

Spirited lecture series, 16 October 2014

Curator Jennifer Wilson on the history of horse health and welfare in Australia in conversation with Karen Hood, president of the Heavy Horse Heaven rescue organisation, and Tammy Ven Dange, chief executive officer of the RSPCA in Canberra.

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history, horse, leisure, sport

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Drawing Life: Warlpiri lines on a changing world

Dr Melinda Hinkson, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University

15 October 2014

Anthropologist and curator Melinda Hinkson reflects on the process of introducing an important collection of crayon drawings, six decades after they were made, to the descendants of their makers in the Northern Territory.

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art, ceremony, culture, indigenous, spirituality

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Introduction and Welcome to Country

Mathew Trinca, Director, National Museum of Australia and Aunty Susan Barry, Ngunnawal elder

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

A Welcome to Country by Aunty Susan and introduction by Mat, who invites people to reflect on the Aboriginal artists and their work that inspired Andrew’s book Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century.

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art, indigenous

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‘Without the aid of a master’: the Dawn of Art drawings and their artists

Dr Philip Jones, Senior Curator, Department of Anthropology, South Australian Museum

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

Philip provides some background to the development of Andrew Sayers’ book and outlines new developments since the book’s publication, focusing on the Dawn of Art drawings and their artists.

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art, indigenous

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Between the lines

Dr Melinda Hinkson, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

Warlpiri Drawings curator Melinda Hinkson discusses the portrait sketches in Andrew Sayers’ book and explains how they signify moments of intimacy and cross-cultural relationships.

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art, indigenous

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Remembering Barak

Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin, senior Wurundjeri elder of the Kulin nation in Victoria

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

As the great-great-niece of William Barak, Aunty Joy is in a unique position to talk about his life and continue his journey through the drawings in Andrew Sayers’ book.

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art, indigenous

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Following the line: establishing south-east artists practice

Jonathan Jones, Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist and independent curator

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

Jonathan discusses his research to define a wider Koori artistic movement and outlines the striking similarities better the work of artists in the nineteenth century such as Tommy McRae and contemporary artists such as Roy Kennedy.

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art, indigenous

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