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  • 26 May 2022 10:30 AM | Anonymous

    Listen to Gemma Black and Amir Molaverdikhani speak about their respective calligraphy practices. To view the slide presentation of their work while listening to the talk, download it here.


  • 03 May 2022 10:30 AM | Anonymous

    Listen to the former Governor, Kate Warner, and the Official Secretary to the Governor, David Owen, speak about the research they undertook to write their two volume history of Tasmania's Government House.

    You can download their slide presentation here

  • 06 Apr 2022 12:34 PM | Anonymous

    Listen to Tasmanian jewellers Lola Greeno, Gabbee Stolp, Sarah Stubbs and Janine Combes speak in response to TMAG's Made/Worn: Contemporary Australian Jewellery exhibition.

  • 29 Mar 2022 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Tasmanian poet Sarah Day converses with artist Gay Hawkes about her retrospective exhibition, The House of Longing.

    To view a slide presentation of Gay's work while listening to the conversation go to: Gay Hawkes, The House of Longing.pdf

  • 10 Feb 2022 10:30 AM | Anonymous

    Cultural and art historian, Gary Werskey speaks about his research and recent book about Australia's forgotten illustrator, Impressionist and war artist, AH Fullwood, and his influence on Australian and Tasmanian art.

    To view Gary's slide presentation while listening to his talk go to: AH_Fullwood_Presentation.pdf

  • 17 Nov 2021 9:25 AM | Anonymous

    TMAG's Contemporary Migration Project Officer, Grace Williams, speaks about her two year project to engage with Tasmania's recent migrant communities, assisting them to record and preserve their stories of living in Tasmania and to develop the museum's contemporary migration collection.

    To also view Grace's recent video mystery tour of TMAG's migration collection go to: https://fb.watch/9k9ukN6ORT/


  • 16 Oct 2021 3:26 PM | Anonymous

    Botanical artist and fabric designer Deborah Wace gave a talk to the Friends on 14 October about her art which is inspired by Tasmania's unique botanical heritage. During the presentation she screened this documentary on her Artist in Residency  at Recherche Bay in far south Tasmania and her 2017/18 Churchill Fellowship to study the early French botanical collections from Tasmania which are held in herbaria in Europe. This research has enabled her to create a new body of artwork for fabric. Click on the link to view the video which is 28 minutes long.


    Video by Joe Shemesh

  • 18 Sep 2021 12:31 PM | Anonymous

    In this talk the head of the Tasmanian Herbarium, Gintaras Kantvilas, talks about the museum's Friends supported biological survey expedition to the Spring Bay Mill in November 2019.

    The talk included a PowerPoint presentation. See the attached PDF of the presentationGintaras_Kantvilas_Spring Bay.pdf

  • 13 Sep 2021 4:07 PM | Anonymous

    In this talk TMAG's new Senior Curator of Vertebrate Zoology talks about his adventures in zoology, seals, wombats, whales, Tasmanian devils, biological surveys and the new technology that will bring the world of vertebrate zoology alive for visitors.

    This talk included a PowerPoint. Please see the attached PDF.

  • 18 Aug 2021 5:51 AM | Anonymous

    In this talk TMAG's paintings conservator, Jenny O'Connell, discusses painting conservation, in particular recent research into the colonial portraits of Henry Mundy to determine accurate attribution of some mystery paintings. The museum's art framer, Lisa Charleston, also provides an insight into framing colonial paintings.

    The talk included a PowerPoint presentation. See the attached PDF of the presentation with additional images on art framing2021_Paintings_Conservation_Presentation.pdf

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