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Nocturnal X Harlem

Nocturnal channels Harlem for the city-wide MEL&NYC festival in August with a genre-crossing line-up co-curated by Melbourne's own block party extraordinaire MzRizk.

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Museum Lectures

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

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Contemporary Scandi culture workshops

Lasse Povlsen, consultant chef from Melbourne's Denmark House and self-proclaimed Viking will lead two Scandinavian-style workshops.

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Museums Victoria Curator Kimberley Moulton giving a tour.

The Intersection of Art & Historical Collections

In honour of 2018 NAIDOC theme Because Of Her We Can this lecture will highlight key works in the collection by female First Peoples.

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Reframing Colonial Histories

Artist, researcher and descendant of the Gunantuna people, Lisa Hilli will share insights and outcomes of her creative practice inspired by museum and archival collections from Papua New Guinea.

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Citizen Science

Di Bray, Erich Fitzgerald and Karen Rowe introduce wildlife projects achieving great things in Australia.

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Science On Show

Join our fossil festival to discover the ancient lives and landscapes of Victoria across hundreds of millions of years.

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The Problem with Plastics

Discover how the preservation of plastics is becoming one of the major museum collection management issues of the 21st century.

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Representing the Holocaust

Join the conversation with a panel of expert thinkers as they engage in a critical debate surrounding representations of the Holocaust.

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