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50 Treasures Revisited – Curator’s talk

50 Treasures Revisited – Curator's talk

Cairns Historical Society and Museum is excited to announce a curator’s talk in conjunction with the exhibition: 

50 Treasures Revisited — Celebrating 50 Years of James Cook University.  

Join Bronwyn McBurnie, Manager JCU Library Special Collections, as she shares insights into a selection of treasures on display. 

When: Saturday 24 June at 11am 

Where: Cairns Museum, Cnr Lake and Shields Streets, Cairns (Located within) Cairns School of Arts building. 

Book your spot here 

Bronwyn McBurnie presenting antique book in archive
Eddie Koiki Mabo, The Torres Strait Islander Community (1982) - Race and Culture course lectures. ©️ James Cook University.
Handdrawn architectural sketches of FNQ home from Val Russell’s Sketchbooks.

(Top row L- R): ©️ James Cook University, Photographer:  Andrew Rankin. Eddie Koiki Mabo, The Torres Strait Islander Community (1982) – Race and Culture course lectures. ©️ James Cook University. (Bottom row L- R): The Movement for Responsible Coastal Development (MRCD) Archive, (1990 – 2016), Woodblocks used for relief printing, from the artist Ben Trupperbaumer. Photograph by Michael Marzik. Val Russell’s Sketchbooks, (1969 – 2000). Photograph by Michael Marzik.

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