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 edition presents models from the 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.

Hosted by Rebecca Carland, Senior Curator, History of Collections


Matilda Vaughan - Exhibition Curator, Mini Mega Model Museum (Curator, Engineering)

Michael Reason – Curator, Leisure & Social Spaces

Deb Tout-Smith – Senior Curator, Home & Community

Sarah Babister – Conservator, Objects


The times for this event are AEST (i.e. Melbourne, Australia).