|Why Models Work – The History Edition|
WEDNESDAY 5 AUGUST 2020
Part of the “Why Models Work” lecture series featuring curators, collection managers and conservators presenting detailed studies of models currently on display in the exhibition, Mini Mega Model Museum at Melbourne Museum. Each edition explores the models in more detail from the experts who care for them and use them in their work.
This lecture gives tells the stories behind the biggest models from History Collection; the massive handmade doll house ‘Pendle Hall’, the nineteenth century Colosseum model fashioned from cork and a poignant collection of Trench Art from WW1.
Matilda Vaughan – Exhibition Curator, The Model Museum (Curator, Engineering)
Michael Reason – Curator, Leisure & Social Spaces
Deb Tout-Smith – Senior Curator, Home & Community
Sarah Babister – Conservator, Objects