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Upcoming events and programs

Creation station

Wednesday 27 August 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am

Access program (preschoolers)

Fun and exciting workshops combining art and music for preschoolers with or without a disability.

Cost: $5 per person
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)

Rare books viewing: Early settlement and navigation of Australia (Booked out)

Wednesday 27 August 2014, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Museum Friends program

An opportunity for Museum Friends to share a welcoming cup of tea in our members lounge and then attend a viewing of rare books held in the Museum Library. The theme is 'Early settlement and navigation of Australia' to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the deaths of Captain Matthew Flinders and Captain Arthur Phillip.

Cost: Free full members only, limited numbers. Includes refreshments.
Booked out
Meet in the Friends Lounge

Spirited: behind-the-scenes tour

Wednesday 3 September 2014, 9:00am to 11:00am

Book early to secure your spot for an exclusive peek at the installation of the new exhibition Spirited: Australia’s Horse Story, before it opens to the public. Enjoy a personalised curator-led walk through the gallery, then relax in our Friends Lounge to enjoy a very spirited morning tea. Numbers are strictly limited to 30 so please book early!

Cost: $25 Museum Friends
Book online through the Eventbrite website

Pseudo Echo and Absolutely 80s concert

Saturday 6 September 2014, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Reverb: Telling Australia’s music history one song at a time

Reverb will rocket you back to the 80s with a star-studded line-up that can't be missed!

Join us as influential electro-rockers Pseudo Echo take the stage with Absolutely 80s pop idols Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men), Scott Carne (Kids In The Kitchen) and David Sterry (Real Life).

Cost: $45 general admission,  $40 concession, $35 Museum Friends
Book online through the Eventbrite website
Hall

More information on the Pseudo Echo and Absolutely 80s concert

Travels in time

Wednesday 10 September 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am

A special concert performance celebrating our Object Stories project

Join us as we explore special objects from around the country through story and song, delightfully interwoven with music performed by Alice Cottee's 'Dollface'.  A warm welcome is extended to people living with dementia and their families.

Cost: $10, $8 Friends
Book online through the Eventbrite website
or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)


Art at the Museum: Moving dreams

Wednesday 17 September 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Access program (adults)

What's your favourite way to travel? Design your own magical mode of transport, inspired by the large objects in the Hall, and Spirited: Australia's Horse Story

Cost: $10 per person, $5 Museum Friends (full members)
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)

Art at the Museum: Message for a moment

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Access program (adults)

What would you tell everyone if you could? Inspired by Arthur Stace and his famous word 'Eternity' we will use chalk and stencils to produce fleeting sidewalk art at the Museum.

Cost: $10 per person, $5 Museum Friends (full members)
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)

Creation station

Wednesday 19 November 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am

Fun and exciting workshops combining art and music for preschoolers with or without a disability.

Cost: $5 per person
Bookings essential by email bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)

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