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Curator Ian Coates examines a shield mounted on a wall.
Curator Ian Coates with a shield depicting Kamay (Botany Bay)

Thursdays, 12.30pm on YouTube

Explore our landmark Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians exhibition.

Curators Ian Coates and Shona Coyne will share stories from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and reflect on key moments as James Cook and his crew travelled up the east coast of Australia.

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Fun at home

A headdress featuring seven stars protruding from a black painted piece of board forming half a fishbone pattern. It is connected to two pieces of board painted blue with white splatter and seven stars on each side with a white fabric fringe at the bottom. It is all attached to a fabric wrapped headband in the centre.
Baidam Headdress by Milton Savage

Sundays on Facebook at 10.30am

Endeavour families tour, Sunday 12 July 2020

Join us for an online tour of Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Story of Cook and the First Australians with Indigenous curator Shona Coyne.

Shona will share some of her favourite objects and stories. Then have fun at home crafting your own creation, inspired by the exhibition. Ages 8 years and over.

Stargazing, Sunday 19 July 2020

Look up at the night sky and what do you see? People across the world have used the stars to help them navigate.

Join curator Shona Coyne to learn about the night sky in our exhibition, Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Story of Cook and the First Australians. Then have fun creating a night-time scratch back painting of the night sky. Ages 8 years and over.

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View of a polished red motor car bonnet and badge that reads ‘Australian Six’.
1918 Australian Six motor car badge

From the garage

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Check out the Museum’s unique car collection, with our regular showcase of vehicles that provide a window into Australia’s automotive history and the society and culture underpinning it.

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From the vault

Green and floral brocade open-front gown with lace trim.
Springfield gown

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