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Museum Lectures

Come on a journey of discovery with a new program of talks.

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ABC’s Science Friction Live

A series of hot button conversations about science, society and culture. Guaranteed to provoke! 

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#EPICFAIL: Science at School

ABC’s Science Friction Live at Melbourne Museum

Thursday 4 October 6.30pm

The Future of Sex

ABC’s Science Friction Live at Melbourne Museum

Thursday 1 November 6.30pm

Back from the Dead

ABC’s Science Friction Live at Melbourne Museum

Thursday 6 December 6.30pm

Delicate orange soft corals

Climate Sea Change

What Do We Know? When Did We Know It? What Do We Do?

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Pacific Gallery Redevelopment

Honouring customary knowledge holders, hear how the Te Pasifika redevelopment will convey positive change, respect and understanding to wider communities.

Mama Alto performs on stage

History Slam at History Week

This History Week join us in an event that turns history on its head.

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Is corporate social responsibility just a PR tool?

Join leading thinkers as they discuss how sustainable business models work – in theory, and in practice.

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Television and Cultural Diversity

Discover how the histories of migration and television in Australia are intertwined, and how migrants are represented in the industry and on screen.

Woman talking to a crowd about the eels in the pond

Eel feeding

Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!

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