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Tours, Talks and Workshops

Talk: Collection Lab
Talk: Collection Lab

Join MAGNT's curators for a series of spotlight talks illuminating particular artists and artworks from the Museum's collections.

20 January 2022

Talk: South East Asian Art
Talk: South East Asian Art

To mark the Lunar New Year, join Dr James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art and Material Culture, to view and discuss some of the treasures from the Museum's Southeast Asian art collection.

3 February 2022

Talk: Build up to the Bombing of Darwin
Talk: Build up to the Bombing of Darwin

Join Jared Archibald, Curator of Territory History, as he explores the myriad of stories that surround the first attack.

12 February 2022

Tour: Behind the Scenes - MAGNT
Tour: Behind the Scenes - MAGNT

Peer into jars and drawers of preserved animal specimens held as part of MAGNT's Scientific Reference Collection.

8 March 2022

Artist Workshop: Cyanotypes with Aly de Groot
Artist Workshop: Cyanotypes with Aly de Groot

Join artist Aly de Groot for a cyanotype workshop and to discover more about her practice.

23 March 2022

Talk: Wild and Wet - underwater photography and freshwater  turtles in the Northern Territory
Talk: Wild and Wet - underwater photography and freshwater turtles in the Northern Territory

Join Etienne Littlefair to discover the challenges, logistics and joys of photographing freshwater turtles in the Northern Territory.

22 January 2022

Talk: 2021 Telstra NATSIAA
Talk: 2021 Telstra NATSIAA

Learn more about the works and the 2021 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (Telstra NATSIAA) exhibition through curatorial insights from Rebekah Raymond, Curator of Aboriginal Art and Material Culture.

5 February 2022

Talk: Collection Lab
Talk: Collection Lab

Join MAGNT's curators for a series of spotlight talks illuminating particular artists and artworks from the Museum's collections.

17 February 2022

Talk: Collection Lab
Talk: Collection Lab

Join MAGNT's curators for a series of spotlight talks illuminating particular artists and artworks from the Museum's collections.

17 March 2022

Talk: Wild and Wet - underwater photography and freshwater  turtles in the Northern Territory
Talk: Wild and Wet - underwater photography and freshwater turtles in the Northern Territory

Join Etienne Littlefair to discover the challenges, logistics and joys of photographing freshwater turtles in the Northern Territory.

26 March 2022

Talk: Tropical Tips - caring for your artworks in the tropics
Talk: Tropical Tips - caring for your artworks in the tropics

The MAGNT conservation team will provide some valuable tips on how to care for your art and memorabilia at home.

29 January 2022

Tour: Behind the Scenes - MAGNT's Natural Science Collection Stores
Tour: Behind the Scenes - MAGNT's Natural Science Collection Stores

Peer into jars and drawers of preserved animal specimens held as part of MAGNT's Scientific Reference Collection.

8 February 2022

Artist Workshop: Aly de Groot
Artist Workshop: Aly de Groot

Aly de Groot is an award-winning contemporary fibre artist from Northern Australian who takes the traditions of basket-making into unexpected places. She uses marine debris, including fishing line and nets, to produce woven objects that weave the tragic tale of sea life in the plastic age. Join Aly to learn her weaving techniques.

23 February 2022

Talk: Turtle Territory
Talk: Turtle Territory

Meet the photographer Etienne Littlefair and be introduced to the peculiar looking portrait sitters he has coaxed from the shadows of their underwater world to appear in Turtle Territory.

19 March 2022