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Christina Sumner OAM, weaver, teacher and former curator at the Powerhouse Museum
Textiles play a central role in Islamic society, and reflect the enduring richness of Islamic culture. This lecture draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’.
Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban, Bluestar Intercultural Centre
Explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.
Dr Peter Morse, Fulldome Artist, Hobart, Tasmania
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 17 November 2017
The latest technology behind the digital dome on show in the Songlines exhibition, with an outline of the artworks and film featured in the Walinynga (Cave Hill) and Seven Sisters experiences.
Dr Margo Neale, Indigenous Advisor to the Director, National Museum of Australia
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 27 October 2017
The fascinating story of how the exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters came into being, over a period of more than five year as told by the lead curator.
Ursula Yovich, Alison Page and Duncan Smith
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, 15 September 2017
Connect with the Seven Sisters as they travel across the land pursued by a mischievous shape-shifter in this audio tour originally developed for the Songlines exhibition. Contains sexual references.
Michelle Hetherington, Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia
Landmark Women, 21 November 2014
Curator Michelle Hetherington discusses her life and her work researching and developing major exhibitions for the National Library of Australia and National Museum of Australia.
Ainslie Greiner, Carmela Mollica, Nicki Smith and Daniel Oakman
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 20 October 2011
Following a background to the Landmarks gallery by Daniel Oakman, three of the Museum’s conservators shared the techniques and process used to prepare, treat and install the Kenya station windmill, one of the Springfield dresses, and Phar Lap’s heart.
Betty Churcher and Dr Caroline Turner
Bob Edwards: a tribute, 22 March 2011
Former National Gallery of Australia director Betty Churcher and art scholar Dr Caroline Turner discuss Bob Edwards’ contribution to persuading overseas gallery directors to allow exhibitions of masters to come to Australia.
Daniel Gilbert, Simon Crean, Frances Fitzgerald, Tom Keneally and Andrew Sayers
Not Just Ned: Irish in Australia series, 16 March 2011
Author Tom Keneally officially launches the National Museum’s new exhibition about the Irish contribution to Australia. Includes a performance by the Alan Kelly Quartet and speeches by the Federal Arts Minister and new Irish children’s minister.
Dr Joanna Sassoon, Dr Adele Chynoweth, Dr Jay Arthur, Dr Geoffrey Megargee and Dr Mike Pickering
Understanding and Representing Trauma conversation, 5 October 2010
Museums and kindred institutions that are serious about reflecting human life are often compelled to confront the dark side of human experience we might prefer not to face. But if we are to be truthful, we must do so.