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August 2019

EKKA PUBLIC HOLIDAY: MUSEUM CLOSED

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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Knots & Fields: music by Bartók, Shostakovich and Kurtág

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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'Fragments' is an international collaboration of leading Australian and Hungarian artists with a focus on showcasing the chamber music of the most influential Hungarian composers of the 20th and 21st century - Bartók, Ligeti, Kodály, and Kurtág. Performances combine soprano, violin, cello, and piano to showcase virtuosic works, Australian premieres, and new cutting-edge visual techniques designed to enhance the musical experience and accessibility to this rarely heard music. Knots & Fields: music by Bartók, Shostakovich and Kurtág Judit Molnár - soprano, Brieley Cutting…

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Annual Seminar – Exploration: Sea, Sky and Land

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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Exploration: Sea, Sky and Land - Legacies of exploration in colonial Queensland Dr. Denver Beanland: Maritime Surveys of Queensland – after Cook / After the seven years’ war and the Treaty of Paris in 1763, Britain turned its attention to the Pacific. However, the South Pacific became an area of strategic significance in Britain’s rivalry with France in particular, from this period and during the 1800s. It was part of the intense struggle between the two countries for power, territory and…

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September 2019

The Women of Moreton Bay by Tasmin O’Connor

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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Tamsin O’Connor's thesis at University of Sydney, entitled ’All those Places of Condemnation’: Power Relations and Aspects of Resistance at the Penal Stations of New South Wales 1804 – 1842,’ aims to demonstrate that, contrary to the dominant view, the penal stations of NSW were central to the wider system of managing convict labour, to the lived experience of the mass of convicts, and therefore to the process of colonization itself. A fact that was not lost on Frank the…

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Riverfire 2019

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Commissariat Store Museum, 115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia

Enjoy wood-fired pizza by Roam-In Pizza &  wine, beer and soft drinks, while watching Queensland’s most remarkable light display from the Commissariat Store courtyard. Friends and family are welcome. Please, check  transport options for the day because of bridge and road closures. Tickets: RHSQ members $40 / Guests $50 / Child U12 $10 (Ticket includes food and drinks) Date: 28 September Time: 5pm to 9pm Please let us know if you have dietary requirements in advance (GF/V). /**/

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