In 1971 Sir David Attenborough travelled into Papua New Guinea's Salumei and April rivers with an ABC/BBC documentary crew. Crispin Howarth, Curator, Pacific art, will discuss the adventure and the gifted works of art.
Venue: Small Theatre Price : Free (bookings essential)
Pacific Arts curator Crispin Howarth introduces the Fellows Collection of Massim art 1892-1900. This unique collection reveals the history of the people of Kiriwina, located in Papua New Guinea's Trobriand Islands, during the late 19th century.
Venue: Collection Study Room Price : Free (bookings essential)
Australian Prints and Drawings curator Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax explores how artists have experimented with cartographic imagery. These alternative maps can provide external orientation, reveal hidden relationships, or lead us off the beaten path.
Dominic Smith talks about his new book, The last painting of Sara de Vos currently on the New York Times bestseller list, which tells of a painting linking a 17th century Dutch painter with a modern day art historian and sometime forger.