Cultural Treasures Day 2010
The University of Melbourne
There are many exciting museums and collections at the University of Melbourne. Join us in this very special event where you will discover exhibitions, talks, demonstrations, displays, tours, and a musical performance. A whole day of entertainment, fascination and fun for grown-ups and families, all for free and just minutes
from the city centre.
Sunday 14 November 2010, 10am–4pm
Email bookings: email@example.com
Tel (03) 8344 3964
Collections Open (all open 10am – 4pm unless otherwise stated)
Classics and Archaeology Gallery: Ancient coins: heads and tales of antique lands Ian Potter Museum of Art, Swanston St, open until 5pm
East Asian Collection: Rare and historical materials 3rd flr, Baillieu Library, Professors’ Walk
Ernst Matthaei Memorial Collection of Early Glass University House, Professors’ Walk
Grainger Museum Royal Parade
Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology 3rd flr, Medical Bldg, Grattan St, open 12:00–4:00 only
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum – ‘The dental journey: From tusks to teeth to the vulcanite age, and Pulling teeth’ Ground flr, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, 720 Swanston St
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum exhibition ‘Cavities, keys and camels: Early dentistry in Victoria’ 1st flr, Baillieu Library, Professors’ Walk
Ian Potter Museum of Art: Highlights of the University of Melbourne Art Collection Ian Potter Museum of Art, Swanston St, open until 5pm
Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library: Barry Tuckwell Collection 3rd flr, elevator foyer, Baillieu Library, Professors’ Walk
Medical History Museum ‘The physick gardener: Aspects of the apothecary’s world from the collections of the University of Melbourne’ 2nd flr, Brownless Biomedical Library
Physics Museum School of Physics
Rare Maps Collection 4th flr, ERC Library
Tiegs Zoology Museum Rm 104, 1st flr, School of Zoology
University cabinets of curiosity Ground & 1st floors, Baillieu Library, Professors’ Walk
University of Melbourne Archives display – ‘Stories relating to the 50th anniversary of the Archives’ Ground flr, Baillieu Library, Professors’ Walk
University of Melbourne Herbarium Rm 19, 1st flr, Natural Philosophy Bldg (Only accessible by booked tour: email firstname.lastname@example.org)
For a full list of events and a map see this link (pdf) http://www.unimelb.edu.au/culturalcollections/treasuresdays/ctd2010brochure.pdf
Culture outside 11:30–12:15, 1:00–1:45
Explore the grounds of the University with a cultural eye.
Dr Belinda Nemec will lead visitors across campus, stopping by sculptures, buildings and sites of interest along the way.
Meet at Wilson Hall.
Limited numbers, bookings recommended: email@example.com
Discover more secrets of Melbourne University! 12:30–1:15, 2:00–2:45, 3:30–4:15
Search for the clues hidden across campus and help find out the mysterious secret of Melbourne University. Join our extraordinary tour guide Professor Reynard Eastley (PhD, Stories and Adventures) in this exciting and fun expedition.
Tally-ho! Special event for families. Meet at Wilson Hall.
Limited numbers, bookings essential: firstname.lastname@example.org
The glorious garden – books and beyond 2:00–4:30
Join the Friends of the Baillieu Library for the seminar The glorious garden – books and beyond. Tutorial and Committee Room, Ground flr, Baillieu Library, Professors’ Walk.
To rend the heart with chords: Choral music of Percy Grainger 2:30–3:30
Join us for this musical grand finale, featuring the Consort of Melbourne, conducted by Peter Tregear, with pianists Timothy Young and Anna Carson. Light refreshments served afterwards.
Melba Hall, Conservatorium of Music, Royal Pde.
Check the website for further updates: www.unimelb.edu.au/culturalcollections/treasuresdays
Cultural Treasures Day 2010 is made possible by the generosity of the late Estelle Dow.