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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Handling objects is a participatory sensory workshop held every third Monday of the month. Join facilitator Beaux Guarini as we explore objects and stories using sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.

$10 includes morning tea
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Bunyip Room

Monday 20 February 2017, 10–11.30am

SOLD OUT: Convict love tokens

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.



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.



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.



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.



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