Talks

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

Friday 15 March | 6pm – 7.30pm

5.30pm | Doors open
6pm | Panel discussion

Celebrate Perth Design Week with a robust panel discussion focusing on design and business.

Thursday 21 March | 5pm – 6pm
4.45pm for a 5pm start

Join us at this Meet the Museum talk to explore the complex and dark history of this heritage-listed space, including its lifespan as a colonial Gaol and early 20th-century museum, and consider the changing meanings of its occupation.