Welcome and gallery tour for new FriendsThursday 7 February 2013, 10:30am to 12:00pm
An opportunity for new members to meet Friends staff, share refreshments in our new lounge and take a guided highlights tour of the Museum galleries.
Numbers limited, bookings essential by email email@example.com phone (02) 6208 5048 (business hours)
Friends Lounge and galleries
'The Compleat Archaeologist': Mike Smith, desert archaeology and museumsFriday 8 February 2013, 10:00am to 4:30pm
Dr Mike Smith is a pioneering desert archaeologist, author and senior research fellow at the Research Centre at the Museum. Join Mike and other distinguished archaeologists, historians, artists and Museum staff as we celebrate 30 years of his work.
BOOKED OUT – but it will be available on our website in audio/video
Landmark womenFriday 15 February 2013, 10:00am to 11:30am
Prominent women talk about their lives, work and passions. This month we are pleased to welcome Helen Watchirs, ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner.
Cost: $10, $5 Friends
FULLY BOOKED - WAITLIST ONLY
Bookings essential by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 6208 5048 (business hours)
Music at the Museum: access programMonday 18 February 2013, 10:00am to 11:30am
We continue our 'Music at the Museum' workshops for adults with a disability (16 years and over) with music therapist Julie Wright.
Come and join in the fun and explore our exhibitions through music.
For adults (16 years and over)
Bookings essential by email email@example.com or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)
Meet at the Information Desk
If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired you can call the Museum through the National Relay Service: TTY 1800 555 677; Speak and Listen 1800 555 727; Internet relay and please request 1800 026 132.
Hosted talk and tour: Heroes, villains, lawbreakers and ne'er do wellsWednesday 27 February 2013, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Explore the Museum’s rich collections and discover fascinating stories on a tailored tour led by one of our visitor services hosts. This month host Harriet Barry introduces Friends to some of the lesser-known characters in the Museum. Then sit back in the comfort of the new Friends Lounge to enjoy refreshments and lakeside views.
Cost $12, $8 Friends (includes refreshments)
Bookings essential by email firstname.lastname@example.org phone (02) 6208 5048 (business hours)
Friends Lounge and galleries
Selling Yarns 3: Weaving the nation's storyThursday 28 February 2013, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Selling Yarns 3: Weaving the nation’s story is a conference, workshop, market day and exhibition program that promotes textile and fibre craft and design practices of Indigenous artists.
It explores the place of Indigenous textile practices in the story of nation building in Australia. Its focus is to promote and share contemporary Indigenous textile practice, and to demonstrate that cultural practices can generate a dialogue that draws all interested parties together for the benefit of a rich and sustainable culture.
28 February – 3 March 2013
National Museum of Australia, Canberra