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Joy flights, feats and disasters: A journey through 1920s and 1930s aviation in the National Historical Collection
Jennifer Wilson, National Museum of Australia with introduction by Kirsten Wehner
Curatorial research fellowship series, 18 July 2013
Curator Jennifer Wilson shares the stories of some rarely-seen aviation objects, from plane parts to photos, to illustrate the realities and romanticism of the foundation-era of Australian aviation.
Dr Ken Parry, Joyce Morgan and Dr Mike Pickering
22 June 2012
Ken Parry, ancient history scholar and Silk Road expert, and Sydney Morning Herald journalist Joyce Morgan, co-author of Journeys on the Silk Road, discuss the splendour and history of the Silk Road from before Genghis Khan to today.
Rhys Muldoon, Andrew Sayers and Michelle Hetherington
20 October 2010
Actor Rhys Muldoon, joined by the Director of the National Museum of Australia, Andrew Sayers, and curator of the Exploration and Endeavour exhibition bring to life the letters from the voyages of discovery to Australia.
Ms Orla Tunney, Brendon Kelson, Dr Richard Reid and Mathew Trinca
7 September 2010
Ms Orla Tunney from the Embassy of Ireland in Canberra launched Sinners, Saints and Settlers: A journey through Irish Australia, a book co-authored by Dr Richard Reid of the National Museum of Australia and photographer Brendon Kelson.
Deveni Temu, Prue Ahrens and Sioana Faupula
Vaka Moana series, 16 September 2009
Pacific scholars Deveni Temu, Prue Ahrens and Sioana Faupula explore the personal and historical accounts of lives lived with the sea, from early Indigenous populations and European venturers to contemporary travellers.
Kylie Moloney, Melanie Van Olffen and Matthew Spriggs
Vaka Moana series, 26 August 2009
Contemporary perspectives on Pacific Islander voyaging, investigating archaeological evidence and museum displays from Pacific scholars Kylie Moloney, Melanie Van Olffen and Matthew Spriggs.
Jonathan Ritchie, Deakin Unversity
Vaka Moana series, 22 July 2009
The history of trade, shipping, tourism and migration between the Pacific islands and Australia is explored by historian Jonathan Ritchie as part of Voyages of the Pacific Ancestors: Vaka Moana exhibition.
Laina Hall, Peter Lane and Susannah Helman
Behind the Scenes – Australian Journeys series, 13 June 2009
Collector Peter Lane and curators Laina Hall and Susannah Helman discuss three stories from the Australian Journeys gallery: the emotional drama of convict tokens, Alexander Mussen’s redemption on the goldfields and Muriel McPhee’s secret trousseau.
Dr Michael Cathcart, University of Melbourne and Dr Martha Sear, National Museum of Australia
Collections 2009 series, 27 March 2009
Historian Michael Cathcart critiques the new Australian Journeys gallery, which traces Australia’s interconnections with the world. Exhibition curator Martha Sear responds, in a discussion chaired by museum general manager Louise Douglas.
Arturs and Guna Kinne, Carmelo Mirabelli, Karen Schamberger and Sylvie Stern
Behind the Scenes – Australian Journeys series, 31 January 2009
Guna Kinne and Carmelo Mirabelli’s stories feature in the National Museum’s Australian Journeys gallery. They join curator Karen Schamberger and broadcaster Sylvie Stern in a discussion about their lives in Europe and Australia.