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Christine Waring, milliner
Landmark Women, 23 October 2015
Christine describes her love of hats, learning and teaching millinery, opening her studio and working in Australia and overseas. Includes an appraisal of the latest fashion hats and accessories.
Dr Jennifer Gall, musicologist, National Film and Sound Archive
Landmark Women, 17 July 2015
Jennifer describes the rich musical history of Mugga Mugga Homestead, Lanyon Homestead and Calthorpe’s House in the Canberra, and demonstrates works from different eras on her violin.
Andrew Anastasios and Dr Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios, authors, with Kylie Carman-Brown, National Museum of Australia
Home Front exhibition lecture series, 11 June 2015
Andrew and Meaghan discuss the inspiration for The Water Diviner, their book which inspired the 2014 film about Gallipoli and grief. With an introduction from Kylie about the Museum’s exhibition The Home Front: Australia during the First World War.
Joanne Bach and Jonathan Lineen, curators, National Museum of Australia
Home Front exhibition lecture series, 7 May 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at researching and staging this National Museum exhibition. Includes the favourite featured stories from two of the curators.
Professor Paul McGreevy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney
Spirited exhibition lecture series, 14 November 2014
International Society for Equitation Science co-founder Paul McGreevy discusses his approach to understanding how horses think and learn, as well as his work as a scientific adviser in the development of the exhibition Spirited: Australia’s horse story.
Jennifer Wilson, Karen Hood and Tammy Ven Dange with introduction by Martha Sear
Spirited exhibition lecture series, 16 October 2014
Curator Jennifer Wilson on the history of horse health and welfare in Australia in conversation with Karen Hood, president of the Heavy Horse Heaven rescue organisation, and Tammy Ven Dange, chief executive officer of the RSPCA in Canberra.
Martha Sear, National Museum of Australia
Spirited exhibition lecture series, 18 September 2014
Senior curator Martha Sear shared behind the scenes about the two years’ work in the making of the National Museum exhibition Spirited: Australia’s Horse Story.
Dr Peter Stanley, University of New South Wales Canberra, and Dr David Stevens, Sea Power Centre Australia
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 30 July 2013
A lively look at the way Australia gained its navy in 1913, with historians Peter Stanley and David Stevens revealing how the acquisition was much more than just a collection of warships.
Tania Riviere and Jess Wignell, National Museum of Australia, and Jenny Higgins, National Library of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 11 July 2013
Are you keen to know where your family history came from or how to record history for the next generation? Learn how to search for your past using family history documents and how to maintain the documents you have so that they last for years to come.
Nicholas Brown with introduction by Michelle Hetherington, National Museum of Australia
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 26 March 2013
Historian Dr Nicolas Brown reflects on the emerging world of modernity of Australia in 1913, and the world lost to looming international pressures and the threat of war.