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Professor Paul McGreevy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney
Spirited lecture series, 14 November 2014
As co-founder of the International Society for Equitation Science, Paul discusses his approach to understanding how horses think and learn as well as his involvement as an adviser in the development of the Spirited: Australia’s horse story exhibition.
Jennifer Wilson, Karen Hood and Tammy Ven Dange with introduction by Martha Sear
Spirited 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 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.
Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, Agnes Shea and Andrew Sayers
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 6 March 2013
The Governor-General highlighted the role of women in Australia and the importance of Indigenous culture as portrayed in the exhibition as she took a retrospective look at where we have come from in 100 years and where we may go in the next 100 years.
Dr Ken Parry, Joyce Morgan and Dr Mike Pickering
22 June 2012
Ken Parry, ancient history scholar and Silk Road expert, and Sydney Morning Herald journalist Joyce Morgan, co-author of Journeys on the Silk Road, discuss the splendour and history of the Silk Road from before Genghis Khan to today.
Pat Cooke, School of Art History and Cultural History, National University of Ireland
Not Just Ned: Irish in Australia series, 1 July 2011
Pat Cooke discusses the history and evolution of the National Museum of Ireland in the context of the material culture of Ireland in modern times.
Dr Kirsten Wehner, National Museum of Australia
3 June 2011
Senior Curator Kirsten Wehner introduces the new National Museum gallery exploring a broad history of Australia through stories of places and their peoples.