Museums Victoria presents Future Forums: Unlocking the Deep Past

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 Apr 2022 Once Only Event

With growing uncertainty around the future of our planet, the protection of our environment and the long-term survival of our species, what can we learn from the deep past?

Dinosaurs were an astonishingly resilient species, roaming the Earth for almost 165 million years, with more than 18,000 species of descendants around today. We can learn about how these creatures lived and adapted to their environment by studying their fossils. Beyond dinosaurs, we can also witness the interactions over millions of years between humans, animals, plants and the land through studying our geographical landscape.

Far from being simply a study of the past, this research and the discoveries uncovered provide crucial information about humanity’s present and future. How can we use this knowledge to transform our way of life, solve complex environmental challenges, and ensure a thriving future for our species?

This event will take place at Melbourne Museum and will also be streamed online. Guests can choose to purchase a ticket to attend in person, or an online ticket to watch the live-stream. All ticket holders will have on-demand access to the event recording for 14 days.

Event Dates

Once Only Event

26 Apr 2022

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