Weaving Workshop with Kaetaeta Watson, Lizzy Leckie and Chris Charteris

15 April 2017
2:00pm – 4:00pm

A weaving workshop which will allow participants to explore Pasifika weaving techniques and make a small container to take home.

Weaving Armour with Kaetaeta Watson, Lizzy Leckie and Chris Charteris

15 April 2017
11:00am to 1:00pm

A weaving workshop to explore weaving techniques used in the production of coconut fibre armour from Kiribati.

The Scent of Sacrifice

8th June 2016, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Whole Museum

Join us at the museum for a sensory experience in our galleries after-hours. Hear about the aromatic rituals of ancient Maya and Aztec sacrifice with perfumier Odette Toilette.

Children’s Games

31st May – 3rd June, 11.00am – 4.00pm
Hide and Seek Exhibition

Ever wondered what children did for fun before computers and TVs? Try some of our games-ancient and new.

Bushnell Memorial Lecture 2016

Friday 29 April 2016, 5.30pm
Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 3

How did the Inka think?
Terence N. D’Altroy, Loubat Professor of American Archaeology, Columbia University

The Von Hugel Lecture 2016

Professor Jane Lydon
Waking up the Archives: Returning Australian Aboriginal Photographs

Thursday 25 February 2016, 5.30pm
Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 1


Wednesday 17 February, Thursday 18 February, Friday 19 February 11am – 4pm Stories, challenges, big music, and a chance to find out whether big hands or little hands are more useful. This brand new piece, commissioned by MAA, is a

Venue Hire – Andrews Gallery

On the second floor, the Andrews Gallery is dedicated to world archaeology. The newly refurbished displays house some of our oldest objects, including stone chopping tools from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, which are thought to be over 1.8 million years old.   You can

Venue Hire – Clarke Hall

The Clarke Hall highlights 1200 objects in the museum’s collection of local archaeological material. It is the only display of its kind in the city and has objects ranging from prehistory to the 20th century, truly bringing the region to life. It is

Venue Hire – Maudslay Hall

On the first floor, the Maudslay Hall houses the Museum’s principal Anthropology collection, displaying culturally significant art and artefacts from around the world. The vast array of objects will create talking points for even the most shy of guests. You

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