Explore big ideas and challenging topics with WA Museum Boola Bardip's thought-provoking talks.

Listen to experts in science, culture, and creativity, delve into the inner workings of their fields, gain deeper insights into scientific discoveries, and uncover the themes behind your favourite exhibitions.

From the lively and diverse conversations of In Conversation, featuring facilitated panel discussions tackling difficult questions with a variety of perspectives and experiences, to Meet the Museum, where our scientists, researchers, historians, and curators share their expertise and passions, and Exhibition and Guest Talks where we see a deeper dive into the ideas and concepts behind temporary exhibitions and objects on display.

Missed a conversation? Catch up with live recordings of past events here: Conversations at the WA Museum

Fridays | 5.30pm & 6:30pm until 9pm
From Friday 16 June - Friday 6 October

Uncover the secrets of Ancient Egypt after hours with exclusive access to the exhibition, pop up talks by experts and enthusiasts, in a transformed museum afterlife bar.

Friday 20 October | 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Arrive at 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start

Career Journeys of First Generation Australians - Meet Dr. Pilar Kasat, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Arts WA.

Friday 10 November | 6.30pm – 10pm

A deep dive into the ideas, current obsessions, deeply felt convictions and fascinations of some of WA's queer creatives.

Thursday 16 November | 5pm - 6pm 
4.45pm for a 5pm start

Professor Kliti Grice will provide biomarkers (molecular fossils) and stable isotopic insights into the five mass extinction events that have shaped life on Earth.