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Collections 2008 series
The ‘Material histories: objects as sources?’ symposium features speakers from across Australia considering the different ways curators, archaeologists, historians and anthropologists have approached physical evidence. Includes many examples of the ways material culture is being used in museums and galleries.
Collections 2009 series
The ‘From collections to exhibitions’ symposium brought together speakers from across Australia to discuss the nature and uses of collection material and objects for display in various forms.
Collections 2010 series
The ‘Caring for collections’ symposium examined recent developments in the assessment, storage and conservation of museum collections and showcased recent work undertaken by the Museum and other institutions in the area of collections management. Topics included the use of significance criteria in driving collections management decisions, collections access in the digital world and the development of new storage facilities in Australian museums.
Door to store: Caring for your collection
Advice, demonstrations and practical tips on caring for the National Historical Collection, and your collection at home, from the Conservation and Registration teams at the National Museum of Australia.
Emily Kame Kngwarreye series
Symposium and discussions held in conjunction with the Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye exhibition held at the National Museum of Australia and two Japanese venues. Utopia told the story of one of Australia’s greatest contemporary artists and gave insight into Emily’s life as a senior Anmatyerre woman and a lifelong custodian of the desert country that inspired her work.
The rich personal stories of Australians who are profiled in the National Museum’s Eternity gallery. Museum curators are joined by high profile guests who recount emotional responses to different points in their personal and national histories.
Glorious Days: Australia 1913
Programs associated with the Glorious Days: Australia 1913 exhibition.
Historical Imagination series
An informal public conversation series exploring creative responses to history and historical research. High profile artists, historians and curators invite listeners to understand and appreciate the dynamic connections between history and imagination.
Historical Interpretation series
Leading historians and commentators explore the meaning behind different moments and concepts in Australian history. Many of these talks are from visiting fellows at the National Museum’s Research Centre.
Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies conference
A conference held at the Museum in association with the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University, and including perspectives from anthropology, history and material culture studies. A major theme was how local ‘hybrid economies’ develop through Indigenous and settler interaction, and how new complexes of transactions and relations emerge.