From the Curator's Desk

Detail of a Fan from Gaua Island, Solomon Islands. Collected between 1883 -1900.Join the curators behind "Memories from a Forgotten People" in an intimate conversation about creating a place for Australian South Sea Islanders here in the Cultural Precinct.

Hear about who they met and what they learned on their journey of sharing the memories and recording the experiences of Australian South Sea Islanders for future generations. Queensland Museum's Chief Executive Officer, Professor Suzanne Miller, will be chairing the discussion.

Discover more: our Assistant Curator, Torres Strait Islander and Pacific Indigenous Studies, Imelda Miller, is blogging about South Sea Islander heritage, culture and stories for SLQ.

Memories from a Forgotten People

Presented as part of Memories from a Forgotten People 150 Years of Australian South Sea Islander contributions to Queensland.

To mark the contribution of Australian South Sea Islanders to Queensland over 150 years, the State Library of Queensland, Queensland Museum and Queensland Art Gallery will present a range of exhibitions, projects and events from June to November 2013.  Join us in recognising this important anniversary from 16 to 18 August with a weekend of exhibitions, workshops, discussions, tours and music across the Cultural Precinct, South Bank. Download the program (95 KB) pdf document icon.

Event Details

18 August 2013, 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

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