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Museum Friends

Events

Museum Friends welcome members of the public to their events unless otherwise specified.

A man and a young girl at the Museum.
Check all Friends events in our online calendar for regular events such as the Landmark women lecture series and Get Messy with Grandma and Grandpa

September 2014

Landmark women

Friday 26 September 2014, 10.00am to 12pm

Alex Sloan has been a journalist and broadcaster with the ABC for 25 years. She has worked for ABC Rural, Radio National and most recently, 666 ABC Canberra. Alex is known for her warm and engaging interview style and has won respect for firm but fair questioning across the Drive, Weekends, Mornings and now Afternoons programs at 666.

Cost: $10 non-members and Essentials, $5 full members, full concession members free. Includes refreshments.
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Visions Theatre and Friends Lounge

October 2014

New members welcome tour

Friday, 3 October 12.30 to 2pm

An opportunity for new Museum Friends to meet staff, share a welcoming cup of tea in our members lounge and take a guided Museum Highlights tour of the Museum galleries.

Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Meet in the Friends Lounge

Landmark women: Dr Sue Packer

Friday 17 October 2014, 10am to 12pm

Landmark women features prominent Canberra women talking about their lives, work and passions. Our October guest is Dr Sue Packer AM. Sue is a paediatrician and heads the Child at Risk Assessment Unit at Canberra Hospital, who is dedicated to improving the lives of children who have been abused or neglected. Sue was Canberra Citizen of the Year in 2013 and is also chairwoman of the Mr Fluffy Community and Expert Reference Group.

Cost: $10 non-members and Essentials, $5 full members, full concession members free. Includes refreshments.
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Visions Theatre and Friends Lounge

Conservation lab tour - BOOKED OUT

Tuesday, 21 October 1.30 to 3pm

Head of Conservation Vicki Humphrey will conduct this special tour of the Mitchell repository. It is a great opportunity to see the Museum's behind-the-scenes work on collection and display objects.

This program is now BOOKED OUT.

November 2014

Get messy with Grandma or Grandpa

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 10am to 12pm

Art and craft activities especially for preschool-aged children and their grandparents.

Cost: $10 family and Essentials, $5 Friends (full members; full concession members free). Includes refreshments.
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Garden Room

Landmark women

Friday 21 November 2014, 10am to 12pm

Museum Friends program

Maureen Cane, chief executive officer of Volunteering ACT is our last guest in the series for 2014. After a successful career in senior management positions in the Australian and ACT public service and in the community sector, Maureen was honoured with Canberra Citizen of the Year award in 2011.

Cost: $10 non-members and Essentials, $5 full members, full concession members free. Includes refreshments.
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Visions Theatre and Friends Lounge 

Spirited: curator tour

Monday, 24 November 1.30 to 3pm

Join a special curator-led tour of the Spirited exhibition, followed by light refreshments in the Friends Lounge.

Cost: $10 full members, $15 essentials members. Includes refreshments.
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Meet in the Friends Lounge

December 2014

Get messy with Grandma or Grandpa

Wednesday 3 December 2014, 10am to 12pm

Art and craft activities especially for preschool-aged children and their grandparents.

Cost: $10 family and Essentials, $5 Friends (full members; full concession members free). Includes refreshments.
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours).
Garden Room

Bookings

Bookings for all Museum Friends events can be made by calling (02) 6208 5021 or email bookings@nma.gov.au. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early or your place will be offered to someone on the waiting list. Please cancel your booking if you can't attend.