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Tania Riviere and Jess Wignell, National Museum of Australia, and Jenny Higgins, National Library of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 11 July 2013
Are you keen to know where your family history came from or how to record history for the next generation? Learn how to search for your past using family history documents and how to maintain the documents you have so that they last for years to come.
Sara Kelly, Patrick Baum and Anne Kelly, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 18 January 2013
An overview of the work required bring a rich collection of hundreds of objects from a family museum at an historic grazing property into the National Historical Collection.
Kerryn Wagg and Carmela Mollica, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 11 January 2013
Our Museum conservators outline principles to help you care for your own items such as photo albums and wedding dresses. These principles include stable, suitable environmental conditions, good handling practices and correct physical storage for items.
Sara Kelly, Karen Peterson, George Serras and Ian Cramer, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 9 November 2012
Listen to members of the National Museum Registration team discuss the documentation, photography, uplift and transport that was needed to make the Saw Doctor’s wagon, now on display in the Main Hall, a part of the Museum’s collection.
Dick Smith, Shane Mortimer and Andrew Sayers
24 October 2012
This event launched two new exhibitions: the display of big objects from the Museum’s collection in the Hall and Museum Workshop which showcases the work of three of the Museum’s conservation teams.
Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
28 October 2011
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda will share his views on Indigenous governance and representation, and the provision of services to the community following the closure of ATSIC.
Off the walls: Art from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Agencies 1967-2005: Exhibition launch
Andrew Sayers, Paul House and Peter Yu
27 October 2011
Peter Yu opens Off the Walls: Art from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Agencies 1967–2005, an exhibition about Indigenous art and the politics and history of a time of great change in Indigenous affairs.
Guy Hansen and Professor Peter Spearritt
13 February 2011
Curator Guy Hansen and passionate royal memorabilia collector Professor Peter Spearritt discuss Australia’s fascination with royalty and then showcase five items belonging to collectors from the audience.
James Gardner, National Museum of American History, Washington DC
13 September 2010
James Gardner discusses museum responses to the spontaneous memorials following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US. He looks at tensions between memorialising, collecting and interpreting historic events. Also forthcoming in Grassroots Memorials.
Melissa Harper, Shino Konishi, Rod Quantock, Peter Spearritt, Linda Thompson and Richard White
4 June 2010
Join comedian Rod Quantock, historians and other writers for an entertaining, provocative and controversial look at Australia’s best-loved symbols – from the quirky to the official, and those with the power to make a nation.