Rome: City and Empire 20 Sep 2018
Directors in conversation
British Museum director Hartwig Fischer and National Museum director Mathew Trinca on contemporary issues facing museums in the international arena.
Defining Moments in Australian History 01 Jun 2018
Pride and Prejudice
Forty years after the first Sydney mardi gras and months after Australia achieved marriage equality, we consider whether Australia has reached the end of the rainbow. Or has the fight for LGBTQIA+ rights just begun?
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Silk, gold and sublime artistry: The inimitable world of Islamic textiles
In this lecture, Christina Sumner draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, 'So That You Might Know Each Other'.
So That You Might Know Each Other
Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.