Join these amazing themed curator-lead tours of fascinating objects from the Powerhouse Museum’s storage facilities. Bookings essential, only 12 people in each group.
What a whiz! 6 August, Tuesday 2pm – 3pm How has domestic technology changed in 100 years? Discover the changing nature of domestic design and materials with curator of Design and Society, Anni Turnbull. BOOK NOW
Surviving in extremes: 7 August, Wednesday 2pm – 3pm See the Museum’s amazing historic Antarctic collection and compare it to state-of-the-art adventure gear with curator of Science and Industry, Margaret Simpson. BOOK NOW
Haute couture to hippy trail: 8 August, Thursday 2pm – 3pm See highlights from the Museum’s fashion collection from the 50s, 60s and 70s with curator of Fashion and Dress, Glynis Jones. BOOK NOW
Whimsical to radical graphics: 13 August, Tuesday 2pm – 3pm Discover posters from travel and festival designs of the 1930s to whimsical modernist works from the 1950s and radical screen-printed designs of the 1980s with curator of Visual Communication Design, Anne-Marie Van de Ven. BOOK NOW
Calculating passions! 14 August, Wednesday 2pm – 3pm View select objects and delve into stories of resilience and desperation, revenge and triumph behind breakthroughs in information technology and design with Principal Curator of Physical Sciences and IT, Matthew Connell. BOOK NOW