Programs and events
Door to Store: Caring for your collection
Friday 18 January 2013
Members of our Registration team focused on a collection of diverse objects used by five generations from the historic Springfield property near Goulburn. They shared the challenges and rewards of bringing the collections to the Museum and making it part of the National Historical Collection.
Our Conservation team demonstrated how to care for wedding dresses and photo albums and gave plenty of practical tips on looking after your own precious items.
Friday 16 November 2012
Our Conservation team held a practical demonstration on how to care for the special medals, trophies and silverware that you have at home. Our experts highlighted the tricks of looking after these objects, including cleaning and storing them in your home.
Friday 9 November 2012
Our Registration team discussed the Saw Doctor’s wagon and the documentation, photography, uplift and transport that was needed to make this spectacular object a part of our collection.
A night at the Museum
Friday 23 November 2012, 5-8pm
Experience the Museum after hours! Conservators will be on hand in Museum Workshop, catch spot talks from curators and get to know the ‘big objects’ on show in the Hall. Browse The Museum Shop, listen to live music, purchase drinks and snacks and enjoy the unique experience of mingling amongst grand-scale treasures from our collection.
Bookings: www.nma.gov.au/nightmuseum or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)