Eternity series

The rich personal stories of Australians who were profiled in the National Museum’s Eternity gallery. Museum curators are joined by high profile guests who recount emotional responses to different points in their personal and national histories.

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Conversation with Peter Cundall

Peter Cundall, ABC TV with Stephen Munro, National Museum of Australia

Eternity series, 3 April 2009

Horticulturalist and television personality Peter Cundall shares his unexpected life story, his passion for gardening and his thoughts on life, love and the environment with curator Stephen Munro.


biography, conflict, environment, migration


Conversation with Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton and Sophie Jensen, National Museum of Australia

Eternity series, 14 October 2007

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton recounts events since her daughter Azaria was taken from a tent in Australia’s Northern Territory in 1980. She speaks about the National Museum’s Chamberlain collection and the public’s fascination with the case.


biography, collection, exhibition


Conversation with Jenny Kee

Jenny Kee and Roslyn Russell

Eternity series, 19 August 2007

Fashion designer Jenny Kee, whose story features in the National Museum, explains how her chance survival in the Granville Train Crash in Sydney in 1977 became a catalyst for her art, in a conversation with curator and historian Roslyn Russell.


art, biography

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