What's On Listings

Month-by-month calendar of temporary events, exhibitions, tours, talks and more.

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EVERY WEEK

Volunteer-run Free Orientation Tours
Most weekdays, 11am and 1pm (check daily signs in Crystal Hall entrance)

Kidspace family activites
Weekdays, 2-3pm

JANUARY 

Drop in activity – Make a mammoth!
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
2-25 JAN

Film screening: Waking the Baby Mammoth
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
2-25 JAN

Short film-making workshops
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
10 & 17 JAN

Scientist for a Day: Wildlife Forensics
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 
11, 18 & 19 JAN

Ice Ice Baby! Science Show
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 & 20 JAN

Sleepover: Mammoth Megasnore
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 
12-13 JAN

African Beat drumming workshop
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
23 & 24 JAN

Occupation: Native
FILM SCREENING
24 JAN

Culture Up Late: Ngalu Warrawi Marri (We Stand Strong)
SUMMER PROGRAM
24 JAN

Culture Up Late: How We Connect
SUMMER PROGRAM
31 JAN

 

FEBRUARY 

Culture Up Late: Half the Sky
SUMMER PROGRAM
7 FEB

In My Own Words
FILM SCREENING
7 FEB

Culture Up Late: Anti Valentine's Day
SUMMER PROGRAM
14 FEB

HumanNature Series: Radical Histories for Uncanny Times
NIGHT TALK
15 FEB

Culture Up Late: Turning the Tide
SUMMER PROGRAM
21 FEB

Culture Up Late: Another View
SUMMER PROGRAM
28 FEB

MARCH

Culture Up Late: Oceania Connections
SUMMER PROGRAM
7 MAR

HumanNature Series: Gifts of Life in the Shadow of Death
NIGHT TALK
8 MAR

Winhangadurinya: Aboriginal Meditation
SPECIAL EVENT
10-11 MAR

Connection to Country
FILM SCREENING
14 MAR

Culture Up Late: barrabugu (For Tomorrow)
SUMMER PROGRAM
14 MAR

APRIL 

HumanNature Series: Cultures of Climate
NIGHT TALK
28 APR
 

MAY

HumanNature Series: Living Biological Objects on the Pedestal
NIGHT TALK
24 MAY
 

JUNE

HumanNature Series: Taupata, taro, roots, earth: the (Indigenous) politics of gardening
NIGHT TALK 
14 JUN
 

JULY

HumanNature Series: Feminist Botany for the Age of Man
NIGHT TALK 
12 JUL
 

AUGUST

HumanNature Series: American Dreaming is Indigenous Elimination
NIGHT TALK
23 AUG
 

SEPTEMBER

HumanNature Series: Work, Cheap Nature, and the Violence of Real Abstraction
NIGHT TALK
6 SEPT
 

OCTOBER

HumanNature Series: Dark Emu
NIGHT TALK
18 OCT


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