MUSEUMS AS CUSTODIANS: Repatriation & Cultural Heritage (NGV) [Melbourne]
MUSEUMS AS CUSTODIANS: Repatriation & Cultural Heritage (NGV) [Melbourne]

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Sunday August 13, 2023
11:00 AM


Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square, Flinders St & Russell Street
Melbourne , VIC 3000

Auslan Interpreter/s

Romi Pellizzeri & Charlie Webb

Language/ Cultural Consultant


Free, no booking required

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Explore the role of museums and galleries as custodians of First Nations cultural materials in Australia and around the world, and how contemporary artists respond to historical objects to engage with contemporary dialogues such as repatriation and cultural heritage.


Professor Gaye Sculthorpe, Research Professor, Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies, Deakin University


Professor Lynette Russell AM, Distinguished Professor and ARC Laureate Fellow, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre, Monash University

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