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a little girl

Toddler program

Wednesday 5 September 2018, 10.00am–11.00am

Time for the under-fives to have fun and explore the Museum. Join us for gallery exploration and craft activities.

Suitable for ages 3–5 years and their carers

Cost: $10 child, $7 Mkids
Bookings essential, limited spaces: Eventbrite (fees apply)
Bay Window

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Rome lecture series: How did we get here?

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 12.30pm–1.30pm

Join us for an in-depth discussion with the team who are bringing more than 200 of the British Museum’s treasured objects to Canberra for Rome: City and Empire. What are the challenges of touring the British Museum’s collection around the world? How do you pack and move priceless objects?

This behind-the-scenes conversation led by National Museum curator Dr Lily Withycombe will explore the logistics of bringing an international show to Australia.

Cost: $15 adult, $10 concession, $7.50 Museum Friends
Bookings essential: Eventbrite (fees apply)
Visions Theatre

Museum Friends exclusive: Rome cocktail party

Tuesday 18 September 2018, 6.30pm–8.00pm

Join Dr Mathew Trinca, Director National Museum of Australia and exhibition curator Dr Lily Withycombe, for a private exhibition viewing, followed by De Bortoli prosecco and canap├ęs.

Cost: $60 Museum Friends only
Bookings essential: Eventbrite (fees apply)
Gandel Atrium

Join Museum Friends and receive your first ticket to the exhibition for $5

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Museum Friends exclusive: Rome preview breakfast

Wednesday 19 September 2018, 7.30am–9.00am

Join Dr Mathew Trinca, Director National Museum of Australia and Mr Thorsten Opper, Curator Greek and Roman Sculpture from the British Museum for breakfast with a mimosa cocktail and a private viewing of the exhibition.

Cost: $50 Museum Friends only
Bookings essential: Eventbrite (fees apply)
Bay Window, Gandel Atrium

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Rome lecture series: Directors in conversation

Thursday 20 September 2018, 12.30pm–1.30pm

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear Dr Hartwig Fischer, Director of the British Museum, in conversation with Dr Mathew Trinca, Director of the National Museum of Australia, as they discuss issues facing museums in the international arena today.

Cost: $15 adult, $10 concession, $7.50 Museum Friends
Bookings essential: Eventbrite (fees apply)
Visions Theatre

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