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Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows

It’s hard to make hats for flamingos!

A special panel event with the makers, artisans, designers, sculptors and creators behind Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows.

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Museum Lectures

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

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Fashion and Ethics: Knowing your clothes

Join Ethical Clothing Australia and the Melbourne Museum as we meet the people behind the labels at some of Australia’s most ethical brands.


The History of Money

Money, trade and the human experience lecture series 

Woman holding a small bird on her hand

Listening for nature

Discover how sound recordings reveal the secrets of nature with Dr Karen Rowe’s work on birds in Australia and Sulawesi.


Illuminating Nature

Learn how a Melbourne watchmaker and amateur scientist used the art of magic lantern projection to present scientific discoveries of the natural world. 

Man and a woman with animations projected over them

Gut feelings; Your mind, your microbes

An expert panel explains the latest research on how our guts and mental health are linked and what we can do to be healthy and happy from the inside out.

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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