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Professor Jill Julius Matthews, Australian National University
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 27 August 2013
Historian Professor Jill Julius Matthews surveys magazines and movies from 1913 to look at how people in Australia spent their leisure time a century ago.
Helen Ennis, Australian National University School of Art
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 25 June 2013
Photographic curator, historian and author Helen Ennis discusses the rise of photography in 1913 and its use by professionals, amateurs, ethnographers and scientific explorers, as well as exploring similarities and differences in 100 years of portraiture.
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.
Compleat Archaeologist: Mike Smith, desert archaeology and museums, 8 February 2013
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.
Pedro Stephen, Agnes Shea, Alisa Duff and Andrew Sayers
13 September 2011
Pedro Stephen, mayor of the Torres Shire Council, opens the exhibition of photographs by David Callow complemented by objects from the National Museum’s collections that share stories about the lives, culture and identity of Torres Strait Islanders.
‘A Robinson Crusoe in Arnhem Land …’: Howell Walker, National Geographic, and the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition
Mark Jenkins, writer, editor and historian
Barks, Birds and Billabongs symposium, 17 November 2009
Mark Jenkins explores the role played by the Expedition’s primary American sponsor – National Geographic – and its intrepid representative, Howell Walker.
Bronwyn Dowdall, Dr Martha Sear and Jennifer Wilson
Collections 2009 series, 27 March 2009
National Museum curators and researchers discuss the development of the Museum’s introductory Circa rotating theatre. They examine its function and the use of new narratives to explore the National Historical Collection.
Dr Richard Reid, National Museum of Australia and Brendon Kelson
Historical Interpretation series, 15 March 2009
Researcher, author and Irishman Richard Reid and photographer Brendon Kelson examine the role of the Irish in Australia, to be featured in a forthcoming National Museum book, The Scattered Children of St Patrick.
Dr Martha Sear, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Australian Journeys series, 10 October 2007
A set of ten rare glass plates depicting people and places in north Queensland in the mid-1800s reveal much about pioneering geologist and photographer Richard Daintree and life in the colony, according to curator Martha Sear.