GAIA
Mar
2
Mar 25

GAIA

7th Annual Women Photographers’ exhibition to celebrate international Women’s Day.

A fundraise for UN Women.

EXCESSIVE 80's
Jan
8
6:30 pm18:30

EXCESSIVE 80's

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Max Gillies will open MAGNET's EXCESSIVE 80's exhibition, which will showcase the streets, places, people and events of Melbourne in the 1980's as photographed by some of the greats of the day.

Giving Life with Professor Bob Jones and Andrew Chapman
Aug
6
2:00 pm14:00

Giving Life with Professor Bob Jones and Andrew Chapman

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In conjunction with the Giving Life photography exhibition, join us for an exclusive talk with Professor Bob Jones, Head of the Austin Hospital Liver Transplant Unit at. Andrew Chapman, liver transplant recipient and photographer who documented organ donation for the Giving Life exhibition, will also be on hand to answer any questions about the project.

RSVP by Thursday 4th August to secure your place at this informative and not-to-be missed event by emailing aduke@redcrossblood.org.au.

Giving Life
Jul
31
2:30 pm14:30

Giving Life

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Register for this special VIP Preview on July 31st from 230pm to 4pm to launch the Giving the Gift of Life exhibition.

Giving the Gift of Life is a visual journey of organ and tissue donation for transplantation with photographs by Andrew Chapman, himself a liver transplant recipient. The exhibition runs at MAGNET from July 31st to August 10th.

"PLEVNA" by Geoff Page
Jul
26
6:30 pm18:30

"PLEVNA" by Geoff Page

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A biography of Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan. He was a Melbourne surgeon who worked for the Ottoman Empire during the Russo-Turkish War. As Chief Medical Officer Ryan was the oldest man at Gallipoli, where he took quantities of candid photographs. These included several taken illegally during a nine-hour truce. He repaired Ned Kelly after the Siege of Glenrowan. He cut quite a figure in “Marvellous Melbourne” of the 1880s and 90s.

Mongolian Lens 1: A Conversation on Mongolia
Jul
23
3:00 pm15:00

Mongolian Lens 1: A Conversation on Mongolia

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In partnership with MAGNET, the Communication, Politics and Culture Centre (RMIT University) invites you to join Jerry Galea (a documentary photographer currently undertaking his PhD on Mongolia) and Bayar Purevdorj (Mongolian Honorary Consulate) in conversation about modern Mongolia.

AUSTRALIA’S WORST 24 HOURS: THE DISASTER OF FROMELLES
Jun
16
6:30 pm18:30

AUSTRALIA’S WORST 24 HOURS: THE DISASTER OF FROMELLES

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The battle of Fromelles in July 1916 remains the worst 24 hours in Australian history. How could such a calamity occur? With the centenary of the disaster imminent, historian Ross McMullin will analyse how the fiasco eventuated, explain how it became for decades Australia’s little-known battle, and discuss the developments at the battlefield in more recent years.

Tickets: $10 ($9 for MAGNETfriends)

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ANZAC Forum
Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

ANZAC Forum

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Explore the origins of Anzac Day and its evolution into Australia’s most important national day at this special Anzac forum, moderated by Tim Lee (ABC TV Landline reporter and author), Lambis Englezos AO (Discoverer of the Fromelles graves), and Dr. John Basarin OAM (Turkish historian and author of 6 books on Anzac Day).

Tickets: $15 (MAGNETfriends receive a discount!)

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This forum is part of MAGNET's Grief and Glory exhibition.

BRUCE POSTLE - THE IMAGE MAKER
Feb
11
6:30 pm18:30

BRUCE POSTLE - THE IMAGE MAKER

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Doyen of Australian press photographers, Bruce Postle (Brisbane Courier-Mail, The Age) reflects on many years of capturing Australia in his incomparable pictures. With an anecdote for every shot, this is a not-to-be-missed show-and-tell event!  Now that newspapers are busily laying off their photographers, we won’t see the like of these pictures ever again…

Tickets: $10 with a glass of wine or fruit punch (MAGNETfriends 10% discount)

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