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Neal Lavis
Neal Lavis.

A Bush Rider's Olympic Story

Thursday 12 February 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Museum Friends program

Neale Lavis is one of Australia's greatest equestrians and a 1960 Rome Olympics three-day event champion. Now in his 80s, Neale breeds, rides and trains horses at his property in Braidwood, New South Wales. Neale will present his story, with a short film screening and conversation, just for Museum Friends. Discover his ongoing relationship with horses, from taking part in the Light Horse memorials to enjoying mountain rides with his mates.This will be a lovely afternoon treat in the Friends Lounge.

Cost: $5 for all Friends members, numbers limited
Bookings essential by email  bookings@nma.gov.au or phone (02) 6208 5021 (business hours)
Friends Lounge

Botanical art

SOLD OUT: Rare books viewing: Illustrated botanical books

Wednesday 18 February 2015, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Museum Friends program

Don't miss this very special event at the Museum's Research Library. Janda Gooding, Assistant Director, Collections, Content and Exhibitions, and Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation, will showcase a selection of the Research Library's rare and special illustrated botanical books and discuss how art and science combine in the beautiful illustrations. Friends are invited to enjoy a cuppa in the Friends Lounge following this presentation.

SOLD OUT

Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou
Rachel Evangelou and Julie Nichols.

Landmark women

Friday 20 February 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Museum Friends program

Landmark Women celebrates the lives and passions of distinguished women living and working in Canberra.

The first of our Landmark Women talks for 2015 will feature the lovely ladies behind the successful Handmade Canberra retail business. Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou are also the winners of the Telstra 2013 ACT Start-Up Business of the Year award. We highly recommend this event if you are keen to hear fascinating business ideas and be inspired by the success of handmade products.

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

Daniel Oakman
Daniel Oakman.

Is cycling normal? The past, present and future of the bicycle in Australia

Saturday 21 February 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join curator Daniel Oakman as he explores the role of cycling in Australia. Learn more about our nation's cycling stories and important cycling objects, and join the conversation about the bike's past, present and future.

Cost: $15 non-members, $10 Friends full members. Includes light refreshments in the Hall.
Bookings essential through the Eventbrite website*
Visions Theatre and Hall

* A small processing fee applies.

A colour photograph of a woman and a girl.

Get messy with Grandma or Grandpa

Wednesday 4 March 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

Cost: $10 family and Essential members, $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: Heather Reid

Friday 20 March 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Museum Friends program

Landmark women celebrates the lives and passions of distinguished women living and working in Canberra.

In March we welcome Heather Reid, AM, chief executive officer of Capital Football (ACT Football Federation) and the Canberra United Football Club.

Heather has been involved in football since 1978 and was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Australia Day honours for her significant service to sport administration and as an advocate for gender equity in sport.

Cost: $10 non-members 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).
Visions Theatre and Friends Lounge

Landmark women: Felicity Packard

Friday 17 April 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Museum Friends program

Landmark women celebrates the lives and passions of distinguished women living and working in Canberra.

Our guest speaker for April is Felicity Packard, scriptwriter of the television mini-series Anzac Girls.

Cost: $10 non-members 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).
Visions Theatre and Friends Lounge

Landmark women: Amanda Whitley

Friday 15 May 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Museum Friends program

Landmark women celebrates the lives and passions of distinguished women living and working in Canberra.

Our guest speaker for May is Amanda Whitley, founder and director of the HerCanberra website.

Cost: $10 non-members and Essentials; $5 full Friends 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

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