Museums Discovery Centre Curator Talks

First Monday of the Month, 2pm

Join one of the curators of the collections at the Museums Discovery Centre for a rare opportunity to learn more about the items in the collection, collection conservation and research practices. With millions of treasures inside the Museums Discovery Centre there is so much to discover.



Curator Talk: Antarctica Journey, the perils of adventure

Monday 6 March, 2.00 pm

Let Nina Earl, Science Curator, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, share the stories of glory and hardship that come with exploring the far reaches of our globe.

What makes Antarctica so difficult to traverse?
What do you do when supplies are lost?
Why are we so interested in these far flung corners?

About Nina Earl:
Nina holds a degree in environmental science and science communication. Prior to becoming a curator at MAAS Nina worked in community engagement and schools education across NSW. Nina has delivered a wide range of workshops and presentations on science education and most recently helped deliver the update to the Experimentations exhibition at MAAS.

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Curator Talk, Monday 3 April, 2.00 pm

Tilly Boleyn, Curator, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, will give a one hour talk about her insights the MDC collection, collection conservation and research practices.

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