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  • 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

  • 01 Jul 2021 4:40 PM | Anonymous

    In this floor talk Principal Curator of Art, Jane Stewart, talks about her five year long research project for the exhibition Paradise Lost: Thomas Griffiths Wainewright.

    The talk included slides of the works Jane spoke about. See the attached PDF2021_Thomas Griffiths Wainewright.pdf

  • 03 Jun 2021 5:25 PM | Anonymous

    In this floor talk Andy Baird and Michael McLaughlin tell us about the concept and realisation of Mapiya lumi: around here, TMAG's new gallery aimed at children aged 0-7.

  • 03 May 2021 10:04 AM | Anonymous

    In this floor talk TMAG Curator of Decorative Arts Peter Hughes takes a walk through some of the highlights of the TMAG textiles collection including: 18th and 19th century samplers, examples of stump work and contemporary works by artists like Tara Badcock and Hermie Cornelisse.

    The talk included slides of the works he spoke about. See the attached PDF2021_FTMAGTalk_TextilesCollection_s.pdf

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