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Talks and events

Explore art, science, history and culture at Sydney's newest museum
Join leading academics, artists and curators for talks, lectures and events.




Reflections on Australian Seashores: A floor talk

Saturday 1 April, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Join us live at the Museum for a free floor talk with Dr Anthony Gill, Curator, Natural History.

Symposia: Philosophy Among the Pots: From Citium to Nicopolis

Thursday 6 April, 12 – 1 pm

For the first presentation in our 2023 series Symposia, which explores the impact of ancient philosophy on the modern world, join Dr Edward Spence in conversation with Dr Emily Hulme.

Book Launch: Rex: The Seven Kings of Rome

Thursday 13 April, 6 – 7:30 pm

Join us at the museum for a talk by Dr Peta Greenfield and Dr Fiona Radford from the Partial Historians podcast and the launch of their book 'Rex: The Seven Kings of Rome'.

School Holiday Workshop: Te raranga putiputi me nga pūrākau: The weaving of flowers and stories

Saturday 22 April, 1 – 3 pm

Join us at the Museum for a special School holiday workshop with Brent and Delise Kerehona focusing on traditional Māori weaving with harakeke (flax).

CCWM Conversations: Curator’s talk, Ömie barkcloth: Pathways of nioge

Saturday 1 April, 2-3pm

Join curator Rebecca Conway for a tour of the exhibition covering its conception and development, insights on the extraordinary collection on which it is based, and the contemporary and historic contexts of Ömie nioge (barkcloth) production and use.

April School Holidays: The myth and legacy of Hercules

Weekdays , Tuesday 11 April–Friday 21 April, 10 am – 12 pm

Join us for free children's activities in the April school holidays inspired by the exhibition Hercules: Myth and Legend.

Symposia: Philosophy Among the Pots: Must one have a beard to be a philosopher? Women and ancient Greek philosophy

Thursday 20 April, 12 – 1 pm

Hear from Dr Emily Hulme discuss an overview of current work on the contributions of women to Greek philosophy.