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Culture Up Late

A provocation for the curious, Culture Up Late turns the museum inside out. With VR experiences, short and sweet tours, hands-on workshops, live music and performances, enjoy a mid-week diversion with a bit of a difference. It’s also the perfect opportunity to enjoy the latest exhibitions during quieter moments.

Culture Up Late 2018 Program

Culture Up Late opens the doors to the entire museum every Wednesday night from January 24 to March 14.

Culture Up Late 24 January
24 January

Ngalu Warrawi Marri (We Stand Strong)

Curated by First Nations staff, an event that interrogates the way Australia celebrates national identity.

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Culture Up Late 31 January
31 January

How We Connect

Explore the threads of connection that run through human experience, wildlife, science, music-making, storytelling and more.

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Culture Up Late 7 February
7 February

Half The Sky

Brilliant women curate and perform bespoke tours, scientist spot talks, workshops, live music and more.

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Culture Up Late 14 February
14 February

Anti-Valentine’s Day

Explore love in its many forms with a dash of dark humour and a healthy disregard for sentiment.

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Culture Up Late 21 February
21 February

Turning The Tide

Our oceans are guardians of life on Earth, but they are under threat: are you part of the problem, or part of the solution?

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Culture Up Late 28 February
28 February

Another View

LGBTQI artists explore the queer side of museums through performance, tours and happenings.

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Culture Up Late 7 March
7 March

Oceania Connections

Join us as we bring the museum’s Pacifica collections to life through storytelling, creative arts, performance and sharing of knowledge.

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Culture Up Late 14 March
14 March

barrabugu (For Tomorrow)

Aboriginal guests examine how First Nations knowledge may be the key to a better shared future for all.

See line-up

Culture Up Late Line Up

Culture Uplate

Ngalu Warrawi Marri (We Stand Strong)

24 January 2018, 5 - 9pm

Ngalu Warawi Marri means 'We stand strong' in Gadigal. This event, curated by First Nations staff, highlights and celebrates First Nations protest and resilience & interrogates the way Australia celebrates national identity.

Book Tickets

Copyright John Johnson

What are Ya Celebrating?

Join a discussion space with Kaleesha Morris, Natalie Cromb, Cameron Manning Brown & Tom Avery aka blackboi challenging national identity, colonisation and mainstream interpretations of history.

Copyright Evelyn Araluen

Live Poetry with Aunty Charmain Green & Evelyn Araluen

Listen to poetry by Yamaji woman Charmaine Green, who uses poetry as a form of therapy and protest, with a strong message to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Also performing is Bundjalung poet, activist and PhD candidate Evelyn Araluen, whose work has been published in Cordite, Southerly, Rabbit and Best Australian Poems.

Decolonising Beats

Decolonising Beats: Live DJing with Emily Nicol

Enjoy a decolonisation playlist curated by Koori Radio’s Emily Nicol.

A full-scale replica of a Colombian Mammoth on display at the Mammmoths exhibition

We stand together: banner making

Create a banner in preparation for the 2018 Invasion Day march on January 26.

Spot Tour: IndigiHack

Question everything on the IndigiHack tour, which invites you to examine colonial biases in Museum spaces in fun and interactive way.

Learning My Language

Hear Gadigal man Joel Davidson's journey to learn his language, the Sydney Language.

Haus of Dizzy

Create and buy deadly designer jewellery from Haus of Dizzy.

Weaving and Yarning with Aunty Karleen Green

Have a yarn while making your own creations using traditional Aboriginal weaving techniques.

Change the Date VR Experience

Experience and be revved up by Change the Date, the NITV-produced 360-degree rap video.

Returning Home

Join Rodney Kelly discuss his fight to get Gweagal cultural heritage returned home.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Adorned

Create jewellery with natural materials with Charlie Williams.

Out of the Vaults

Join Dr Stan Florek as shows how different Aboriginal cultural objects at the Museum challenge myths and stereotypes.

Live ConservationWatch

See how the Museum preserves its collection with live conservation demonstrations with Museum staff.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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Culture Uplate

How We Connect

31 January 2018, 5 - 9pm

In a screen-saturated world where time and eye contact are in short supply here's a chance to tune into your own biology and expand your mind, as you explore the threads of connection that run through culture, science, environment and more. From bespoke tours to original musical compositions, from scientific demos to one-on-one performances, you are invited to forge new connections. This night features artists with mixed abilities and has several additional access features for visitors.

To help make your visit more meaningful, review access features by dowloading the How We Connect Event Map

Book Tickets

Liz Martin portrait

Live Music: Liz Martin

Evocative and alluring, Liz Martin’s tender ballads, sophisticated pop and instrumentals sit in a sweet spot at the intersection of jazz, pop and folk, all tied together with her soaring voice and sensational musicianship.

7pm, 8pm

Jen Jamieson's performance of Let's Make Love

Let’s Make Love: Jen Jamieson

Create oxytocin—aka the ‘love hormone’—in an intimate one-on-one performance with Perth theatre-maker Jen Jamieson that is driven by adventure, touch and trust.

Let’s Make Love contains adult themes and requires a small amount of walking. Recommended for ages 16+. Accessibility requirements catered for - please register requirements on the night.

Tall Tales promotional picture

Tall Tales and True

Have the last word as two “experts” give you differing interpretations of Australian Museum collection objects. Credible? Doubtful? Outrageous? You decide.

Created for the Australian Museum by Museophilliac.

5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm Portable hearing loop available on request.

Alexis Weaver portrait

Conservatorium Compositions

Short, original musical compositions by Sydney Conservatorium of Music students, inspired by the Australian Museum’s exhibitions.

Alexis Weaver: 5:40pm, 6:40pm, 7:40pm, 8:40pm
Josh Winestock: 5:20pm, 7:20pm
Henry Hulme: 6:20pm, 8:20pm

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Weaving and Yarning with Aunty Karleen Green

Have a yarn while making your own creations using traditional Aboriginal weaving techniques.

Drawing Frogs with Riona Tindal

Drop in for a natural history illustration workshop led by artist Riona Tindal, focusing on the vast array of frogs in Australia, and learn about the AM's citizen science project Frog ID. All levels of drawing ability are welcome. All materials and instructions are provided. Auslan interpreted.

Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral

Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.

Touch Tables

Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!

Spot Tours

Connect with our collection through the eyes of Australian Museum Staff. Go on an adventure through selected exhibits and experience the personal favourites and hidden stories in these short, informal tours.

Portable hearing loop available on request.

Adorned

Work with our Aboriginal staff to create your very own jewellery with natural materials.

Magnificent Minerals with Mel Murray

How long does it take to form a diamond? Why are rubies red? What habits to crystals have and can they be broken? Discover the pedigree of perfection with Earth scientist Melissa Murray as she delves into the mysteries of magnificent minerals from one of the top 10 minerals collections in the world.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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Culture Uplate

Half the Sky

7 February 2018, 5 - 9pm

Brilliant women curate and perform Half the Sky's diverse, surprising offerings - savour bespoke tours, scientist spot talks, workshops, live music and more.

Book Tickets

Tall Tales promotional picture

Tall Tales and True

Have the last word as two “experts” give you differing interpretations of Australian Museum collection objects. Credible? Doubtful? Outrageous? You decide.

Created for the Australian Museum by Museophilliac.

5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm Portable hearing loop available on request.

Liz Martin portrait

Live Music: Liz Martin

Evocative and alluring, Liz Martin’s tender ballads, sophisticated pop and instrumentals sit in a sweet spot at the intersection of jazz, pop and folk, all tied together with her soaring voice and sensational musicianship.

7pm, 8pm

A full-scale replica of a Colombian Mammoth on display at the Mammmoths exhibition

Scientific Illustration of Frogs with Riona Tindal

More than 230 species of frog have been discovered in Australia. Explore their many variations while sharpening your observation and drawing skills in skilled scientific illustrator Riona Tindal’s workshop.

Chasing Coral VR

Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral

Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Frog Music

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Australia’s myriad frogs as composed by Alexis Weaver of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and get sonic in an interactive percussive frog chorus.

5:40pm, 6:40pm, 7:40pm, 8:40pm

Weaving Workshop and Yarning Circle with Aunty Karleen Green

Have a yarn while making your own creations using traditional Aboriginal weaving techniques.

Touch Tables

Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!

Spot Tours

Connect with our collection through the eyes of Australian Museum Staff. Go on an adventure through selected exhibits and experience the personal favourites and hidden stories in these short, informal tours.

Adorned

Create your very own Indigenous-themed jewellery with natural materials.

3D Science and Technology

Get up close and personal with the scientists at the forefront of 3D scanning and printing technologies and how they are used by Museums for research, conservation and education.

Magnificent Minerals with Mel Murray

How long does it take to form a diamond? Why are rubies red? What habits do crystals have and can they be broken? Discover the pedigree of perfection with Earth scientist Melissa Murray as she delves into the mysteries of magnificent minerals from The Albert Chapman collection - one of the world’s top 10 minerals collections.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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Culture Uplate

Anti Valentine's Day

14 February 2018, 5 - 9pm

An evening exploring affairs of the heart in their many exquisite forms, dedicated to those unimpressed by crass commercialism, glib sentiment or lazy clichés.

Book Tickets

The Acappelicans singing on stage

Live Music: The Acappelicans

The award-winning ensemble of songbirds bring their sparkling harmonies to songs of love gone right, and love gone wrong.

5:30pm, 7:15pm, 8:15pm

Heart dissection

Heart of the Matter Dissection Workshop

AM Scientists Drs Anja Divljan and Greta Frankham pull at heartstrings in this workshop in which you will get to dissect a pig's heart.

Anti-Valentine's Day card making workshop

Anti-Valentine's Day Card Crafts

Reach out and hurt somebody... Ace that heartfelt missive to the object of your disaffection in this anti-valentine cardmaking workshop led by anarchic anti-cupid Craig Bunkwaa.

The Couples Game

The Couples Game

Is anyone really knowable? Convinced your blissful union holds no secrets? Fancy the opportunity to discover where knowledge ends and mystery begins - in public? This game show is for you and your soulmate…

Speed-hating

Are love and hate merely two sides of the same coin? Bond over what really gets your goat and connect with other single haters.

Spot Tour: Making Love in the Wild

No sacrifice too great for your beloved? Discover the lengths creatures go to in this ultimate mating tour of our Wild Planet gallery. Experience personal favourites and hidden stories in these short, irreverent tours.

Crafts: Make a Voodoo Doll of your Ex

Take revenge, exorcise some demons and harness powerful spirits (particularly your own): make a voodoo doll of your ex in this liberating workshop, sharp pins supplied.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Conservatorium Compositions

Short, original musical compositions by Sydney Conservatorium of Music students, inspired by Australian Museum exhibitions.

Alexis Weaver: 5:40pm, 6:40pm, 7:40pm, 8:40pm
Josh Winestock: 5:20pm, 7:20pm
Henry Hulme: 6:20pm, 8:20pm
Nicholas Theodoou: 5:45pm, 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm

Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral

Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.

Touch Tables

Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!

Spot Tours

Connect with our collection through the eyes of Australian Museum Staff. Go on an adventure through selected exhibits and experience the personal favourites and hidden stories in these short, informal tours.

Adorned

Create your very own Indigenous-themed jewellery with natural materials.

3D Science and Technology

Get up close and personal with the scientists at the forefront of 3D scanning and printing technologies and how they are used by Museums for research, conservation and education.

Magnificent Minerals with Mel Murray

Discover how elemental attraction and repulsion operate in the mineral world when Earth scientist Melissa Murray reveals the bonding chemistry at play in The Albert Chapman collection - one of the world's top 10 minerals collections.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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Culture Uplate

Turning the Tide

21 February 2018, 5 - 9pm

The existential threat to the earth’s marine life and oceans posed by pollution and warming demands action. Join scientists, activists and artists to better understand the problem and discover how to be part of the solution.

Book Tickets

Lucas Handley

In Conversation with Ocean Guardian Lucas Handley

The marine biologist, underwater photographer and freedive instructor annotates a selection of short films from the BLUE series with his passionate approach to ocean conservation.

Aunty Karleen weaving

Refuse / Reuse Weaving Workshop and Yarning Circle

Join elder Karleen Green to learn how to weave turtles, snakes and jellyfish from recycled materials while discussing Aboriginal ecological knowledge and the impact of waste on our marine life.

Marina DeBris trash fashion at Sculpture by the Sea in 2017

Waste Not Wearable Art

Shore up your trashionista credentials in this funky wearable art workshop led by leading environmental artist and activist Marina DeBris.

Photograph by Finton Mahony

Adorned

Work with our Aboriginal staff to create your very own jewellery with natural materials drawn from the sea.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Live Music: The Acappelicans

Dip a toe into the award-winning ensemble of songbirds’ sparkling harmonies.

5:15pm, 7:15pm, 8:15pm

Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral

Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.

Conservatorium Compositions

Short, original musical compositions by Sydney Conservatorium of Music students, inspired by the Australian Museum’s exhibitions.

Alexis Weaver: 5:40pm, 6:40pm, 7:40pm, 8:40pm
Josh Winestock: 5:20pm, 7:20pm
Henry Hulme: 6:20pm, 8:20pm
Nicholas Theodorou: 5:45pm, 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm

Touch Tables

Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!

Spot Tours

Connect with our collection through the eyes of Australian Museum Staff. Go on an adventure through selected exhibits and experience the personal favourites and hidden stories in these short, informal tours.

3D Science and Technology

Get up close and personal with the scientists at the forefront of 3D scanning and printing technologies and how they are used by Museums for research, conservation and education.

Magnificent Marine Minerals with Mel Murray

How long does it take to form a diamond? Why are rubies red? What habits do crystals have and can they be broken? Discover the pedigree of perfection with Earth scientist Melissa Murray as she delves into the mysteries of magnificent minerals from one of the top 10 minerals collections in the world.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age

Back to top

Culture Uplate

Another View

28 February 2018, 5 - 9pm

During this very special evening presented as part of Sydney Mardi Gras, LGBTQI artists explore new museum perspectives through performance, tours and happenings.

Book Tickets

Lady Sings It Better

Live Music: Lady Sings It Better

Fiona Pearson and Libby Wood have spent 6 years touring the country as part of Lady Sings it Better, a dry-witted, fiercely feminist cabaret directed by queer theatremaker, Maeve Marsden. Each a skilled performer in their own right, Libby performs in critically acclaimed cabaret, Mother's Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin, and Fiona has toured internationally with duo, Kelfi & Fikel, and recently launched her new one-woman show, Meat Loaf: In The Raw. Lady Sings it Better have been described as "comic cabaret gold" (The Scotsman) and "sassy, passionate, and downright hilarious" (ArtsHub).

6:45pm, 8pm

Sam Leighton-Dore live painting

Live Art with Sam Leighton-Dore

Illustrator (and award-winning filmmaker and writer) Sam Leighton-Dore paints visitors (including you!) live in the Australian Museum. Come by to see Sam in action, and be integrated into his cheeky artwork.

Lyuba, a real 42,000 year-old baby mammoth in a glass enclosure

Spot Tour: Wild Queer Sexy Planet

Learn something new on this “Mating in the Wild” tour of Wild Planet, every half-hour. Experience personal favourites and queer hidden stories in these short, irreverent tours.

Tall Tales promotional

Tall Tales and True

Have the last word as two “experts” give you differing interpretations of objects from the Australian Museum collection. Credible? Doubtful? Outrageous? You decide.

Created for the Australian Museum by Museophilliac.

5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm Portable hearing loop available on request.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Conservatorium Compositions

Short, original musical compositions by Sydney Conservatorium of Music students, inspired by the Australian Museum’s exhibitions.

Alexis Weaver: 5:40pm, 6:40pm, 7:40pm, 8:40pm Josh Winestock: 5:20pm, 7:20pm
Henry Hulme: 6:20pm, 8:20pm
Nicholas Theodoou: 5:45pm, 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm

Weaving and Yarning with Aunty Karleen Green

Have a yarn while making your own creations using traditional Aboriginal weaving techniques.

Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral

Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.

Sydney Gaymers and Sunday Best

Plug in and play the surrealist adventure game TRANZONE or the action-packed PRINCESS AND DRAGONS, hosted by Sydney Gaymers and the saucy Sunday Best. A community of geeks, gamers and allies, Sydney Gaymers are showcasing two of the most visually unique and appealing games around. Watch others play or get in on the action!

Touch Tables

Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!

Magnificent Minerals with Mel Murray

How long does it take to form a diamond? Why are rubies red? What habits to crystals have and can they be broken? Discover the pedigree of perfection with Earth scientist Melissa Murray as she delves into the mysteries of magnificent minerals from one of the top 10 minerals collections in the world.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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Culture Uplate

Oceania Connections

7 March 2018, 5 - 9pm

Join us as we bring the museum’s Pacifica collections to life through storytelling, creative arts, performance and sharing of knowledge.

Book Tickets

Lyuba, a real 42,000 year-old baby mammoth in a glass enclosure

Cultural Dancer: Poemoana Teriinohorai

Be enthralled by one of Tahiti’s premier dancer / choreographer, ‘Poemoana Terrinohorai’ as she performs the Tahitian Ote’a (fast drum dance) and Aparima (slow dance).

Captain Cook's Hawaiian Cape

200 Treasures exhibition: Featuring Captain Cook's Hawaiian ‘Ahu‘ula

See the ‘kipuka’ or feathered cape that was given to Captain Cook on his third – and fatal – Pacific voyage by Ali’i (chief) Kalani’opu’u, as an official welcome to Hawaii in December 1778 or January 1779. The exhibition also features significant cultural artefacts from West Papua, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Marshall Islands, Aotearoa and Samoa.

Matavai Pacific Cultural Arts

Cultural Dance groups: Matavai Pacific Cultural Arts

The award-winning Sydney-based performing arts group takes us on a journey through the Pacific with dances from Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Cook Islands and Aotearoa.

Music: DJ Teezy

Music: DJ Teezy featuring Pacifica vocalists Abel Kingi (DTP), MC Trey and guests

Grab a drink or a snack at the Atrium pop-up bar with the Pacifica sounds of DJ Teezy and Maori vocalist, Abel Kingi (DTP), Fijian hip-hop soul artist MC Trey and guests as they share some Pacifica classics and their own original music.

Gallery Tour: Pacific Spirit

Tour the Pacific Spirit gallery, exhibiting a selection of rare artefacts including, sacred Malagan masks from Papua New Guinea dating from the 1800s; ceremonial poles from New Ireland; intricately carved door panels from New Zealand; Bird of Paradise head ornaments from the highlands of Papua New Guinea; Kava bowls and drums from Samoa; towering slit drums from Vanuatu; and jewelry from Fiji.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Touch Tables: Up close with collections

Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!

Adorned

Create your very own First nations-inspired jewellery with natural materials.

Virtual Reality

Pacific-themed Virtual Reality session in the Search and Discover zone.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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Culture Uplate

barrabugu (For Tomorrow)

14 March 2018, 5 - 9pm

Aboriginal guests examine how First Nations knowledge may be the key to a better shared future for all.

Book Tickets

Renee Cawthorne

Sharing Knowledge - Building futures: short talk series

Join Wiradjuri biologist and educater, Renee Cawthorne as she discusses incorporating First Nations perspectives in STEM education.

Revitalising Culture

Revitalising Practice

Hear Simon Penrose talk about his journey revitalising and strengthening his cultural practices.

yarning

Yarra: bite sized language lessons

Learn Wiradjuri in these bite-sized lessons with Wiradjuri man and language teacher, Aaron Ellis.

Indigihack tours

Spot Tour: IndigiHack

Question everything on the IndigiHack tour, which invites you to look at sustainability from a cultural perspective.

Adorned

Create jewellery with natural materials with Charlie Williams.

Bush foods and medicine

Aboriginal staff demonstrate the beneficial uses of local flora, much of which is undervalued.

Yarning Gadi

Uncover Aboriginal Sydney with Sharni Jones, Head of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections, as she discusses the Gadi narrative space.

Out of the Vaults

Join Rebecca Fisher as shows how different Aboriginal cultural objects at the Museum challenge myths and stereotypes.

ANSTO Science Round-Up

Get up to speed with the latest science news, discoveries and breakthroughs with specialists from the Museum and the Australian Nuclear and Science Technology Organisation in this lively review, then drill deeper into the evening’s topic du jour with our guest expert.

6:15-7:00pm

Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral

Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.

Live Conservation

Watch how the Museum preserves its collection with live conservation demonstrations with Museum staff.

Mammoths - Giants of the Ice Age

Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age.

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