FROM THE STORES
WITH CURATOR OF MOLLUSCS, RICHARD WILLAN
Tuesday 2 January, 2pm
Peer through a microscope and discover the intricate details of mollusc shells and see first-hand how the powerful jaw of a loggerhead turtle can break a giant clam in half.
WITH CONSERVATOR SANDRA YEE
Wednesday 3 January, 2pm
Hear how MAGNT Conservators removed the hessian backing and boards from the fragile Papunya works and prepared them for display.
VENUE Indigenous Art Gallery
WITH CURATOR OF TERRITORY HISTORY, JARED ARCHIBALD
Thursday 4 January, 2pm
Learn about the processes behind the art of taxidermy.
WITH CURATOR OF AUSTRALIAN ART, WENDY GARDEN
Tuesday 9 January, 2pm
View two early works of artist Franck Gohier from the 1990s, including a rare linocut print that is not on display in the exhibition Franck Gohier: a thousand miles from everywhere.
VENUE Seaview Lounge
WITH ASSISTANT CURATOR OF TERRITORY HISTORY, LAURA WILES
Wednesday 10 January, 2pm
Listen to the stories behind the intriguing objects that make up MAGNT’s fascinating Territory history collection.
WITH CURATOR OF ANNELIDS, CHRIS GLASBY
Thursday 11 January, 2pm
Look under a high-powered microscope at the amazing worms that live in Darwin Harbour.
10:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday
19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin NT 0820
GPO Box 4646, Darwin NT 0801
Tel: +61 8 8999 8264