Floor talk: Activism: forces for change in Canberra

5:00pm Wednesday, 28 August 2019
7:00pm Wednesday, 28 August 2019
Social Event
Canberra Museum and Gallery
176 London Circuit
Civic Square, Australian Capital Territory 2608
Australia

 

Join an exclusive curatorial and conservation tour of Activism: forces for change in Canberra exhibition at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

Exhibition curator Rowan Henderson will guide us through the exhibition followed by insights from National Museum of Australia (NMA) Conservator Nicki Smith about the treatment of the large protest float in the exhibition. Nicki will spotlight the way the NMA used this loan as a test case for lending objects containing hazadous material — lead paint.

 

Cost

Members (including institutional members): free
Non-members: $10 at the door

 

Parking

There is a car park on the corner of London Circuit and Northbourne Avenue.

 

Acceptances

Please email by Monday 26 August 2019: Acceptance

 

 

 

 

Students from Watson High School protest their school's pending closure, 14 October 1986
(Courtesy of the ACT Heritage Library, Canberra Times Collection)

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