Museum Lectures



Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
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Come on a journey of discovery with a new program of talks in 2019 at Melbourne Museum Theatre this year.

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Upcoming lectures

Gut Feelings: Your Mind, Your Microbes

Wednesday 15 May 2019, 6.00pm–7.00pm

This presentation will discuss new revelations about how our minds, guts and microbes are inextricably linked and expand on the theme of Museums Victoria's latest exhibition Gut Feelings. Discover how you can nourish your gut microbes and stay healthy from the inside out. Hear directly from Professor Felice Jacka about her cutting-edge research on diet, the gut and mental health.

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Refugees, Museums and the Digital Diaspora

Wednesday 19 June 2019, 6.00pm–7.00pm

Discover how social media is connecting refugees - and learn about its impact on Museums Victoria’s engagement with refugee culture and collections.

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Young Blak Professionals Working in GLAM Industries

Wednesday 17 July 2019, 6.00pm–7.30pm

From the intricacies with working with stolen objects to the Modern day expressions of self-identify through our work, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people working in the G.L.A.M sector encounter a number of unique experiences.

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Lost in Translation

Wednesday 21 August 2019, 6.00pm–7.30pm

Discover this amazing story of cross-cultural knowledge exchange between the museum and the Yaghan community in South America.

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Past lectures

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