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Vicki Humphrey, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 15 November 2013
Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation at the National Museum of Australia, shares best practice techniques in working with and handling watercolour and oil-based paintings.
Michelle Hetherington, Kerryn Wagg, George Serras, Jason McCarthy and Lisa O'Brien
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 9 May 2013
Learn about the importance of photos in the National Museum’s collection and the best ways for managing, storing and protecting your digital and printed photographs at home.
Kerryn Wagg, Carmela Mollica and Michelle Newton-Edwards, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 14 March 2013
Techniques for handling, storing and conserving precious textile objects, with demonstrations based on 1913-era hats and shoes, in conjunction with the exhibition Glorious Days: Australia 1913.
Photographer Peter Eve reflects on an expedition into the remote southern Simpson Desert that he shared with archaeologist Dr Mike Smith. Peter praises Mike’s ability to bring the buried landscapes and humanities of deep time to life.
Kerryn Wagg and Carmela Mollica, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 11 January 2013
Our Museum conservators outline principles to help you care for your own items such as photo albums and wedding dresses. These principles include stable, suitable environmental conditions, good handling practices and correct physical storage for items.
Natalie Ison, Andrew Pearce and Peter Bucke, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 16 November 2012
Listen to members of the Conservation team here at the National Museum give a practical demonstration on how to care to the special medals, trophies and silverware that you have at home.
Dick Smith, Shane Mortimer and Andrew Sayers
24 October 2012
This event launched two new exhibitions: the display of big objects from the Museum’s collection in the Hall and Museum Workshop which showcases the work of three of the Museum’s conservation teams.
Ainslie Greiner, Carmela Mollica, Nicki Smith and Daniel Oakman
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 20 October 2011
Following a background to the Landmarks gallery by Daniel Oakman, three of the Museum’s conservators shared the techniques and process used to prepare, treat and install the Kenya station windmill, one of the Springfield dresses, and Phar Lap’s heart.
Mandy Martin, Libby Robin, Chris Dickman and Guy Fitzhardinge
22 October 2010
Artist Mandy Martin, historian Libby Robin and zoologist Chris Dickman join Guy Fitzhardinge from Desert Channels Queensland for an insightful discussion that explores partnerships, art and writings about conservation around our desert rivers.
James Gardner, National Museum of American History, Washington DC
13 September 2010
James Gardner discusses museum responses to the spontaneous memorials following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US. He looks at tensions between memorialising, collecting and interpreting historic events. Also forthcoming in Grassroots Memorials.