Handling Objects
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Handling Objects

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National Museum of Australia

Lawson Crescent

Acton, ACT 2601

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Monday 21 November 2016, 10–11.30am

Music of the world

Join us on a sense-sational journey inspired by the exhibition A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum. We’ll explore objects and their makers, and how they connect to the history of music. Facilitated by Beaux Guarini.

Friends Lounge


Monday 19 December 2016, 10–11.30am

End-of-year festivities

What rituals and festivals happen around the world during the merry month of December? Join us for a friendly cross-cultural exchange and ‘sense-sational’ exploration using our tastebuds. Facilitated by Beaux Guarini.

Bunyip Room


Monday 23 January 2017, 10–11.30am

Tokens of love

Imagine you’re about to be separated forever from your loved one. We’ll explore the love tokens offered by convicts facing transportation and other affairs of the heart in this sensory-packed workshop facilitated by Beaux Guarini.

Bunyip Room


Monday 20 February 2017, 10–11.30am

Curator for the day

Bring an object from home and share a short story about why it is significant to you. Presentations will be followed by a discussion inspired by these treasured artefacts, facilitated by Beaux Guarini.

Bunyip Room


Monday 20 March 2017, 10–11.30am

Powers of pets

Meet Trim, Matthew Flinders’ seafaring cat, and Nelson, the dog who saved a man from drowning on a flooded Melbourne street. Then share a story of your heroic or not-so-heroic pet or animal friend.

Bunyip Room


Monday 22 May 2017, 10–11.30am

Curator for the day

Bring an object from home and share a short story about why it is significant to you. Presentations will be followed by a discussion inspired by these treasured artefacts, facilitated by Beaux Guarini.

Bunyip Room


Monday 19 June 2017, 10–11.30am

A taste of East meets West

Discover how the gold rush brought Chinese market gardens to rural Australia, then delve into the ways new produce and flavours have changed our palate forever. Facilitated by Beaux Guarini.

Bunyip Room


Includes morning tea

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