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National Museum of Australia

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Acton, ACT 2601

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Elizabeth Burness: The Tuggeranong Schoolhouse Museum

presented by Museum Friends and the Canberra Archaeological Society

Wednesday 20 September 2017, 6–8 pm

Storyteller and curator, Elizabeth Burness, brings to life stories of Canberra’s early days as experienced by the teachers and students of the Tuggeranong Schoolhouse.

Friends full members and Canberra Archaeological Society members free, $5 non-members
Bookings essential
Friends Lounge


Dr Oliver Macgregor: Failures, disasters, fractures and lithic technology

presented by Museum Friends and the Canberra Archaeological Society

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 6–8 pm

The lessons learnt from shipwrecks, collapsed buildings and other disasters are surprisingly useful for understanding how prehistoric artisans produced flaked implements. Dr Oliver Macgregor explains how the principles of material fracture can be applied to the manufacture of stone tools.

Friends full members and Canberra Archaeological Society members free, $5 non-members
Bookings essential
Visions Theatre



Amy Way: The archaeology of Lake George

presented by Museum Friends and the Canberra Archaeological Society

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 6–8 pm

Lake George is a massive, resource-rich, upland freshwater lake that is unique in Australia. Amy Way examines the human occupation and environmental prehistory of the area in an attempt to discover more about prehistoric foraging.

Friends full members and Canberra Archaeological Society members free, $5 non-members
Bookings essential
Visions Theatre

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National Museum of Australia

Lawson Crescent

Acton, ACT 2601

Australia

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