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Chasna Haper

Chasna Harper

Chasna Harper is an Education Officer at the museum. She has developed and delivered curriculum-aligned programs for early years, primary, secondary and tertiary education in museums and art galleries in the UK, Japan and Australia. Chas' commitment to ensuring museums and galleries are accessible engaging spaces, coupled with her ongoing interest in ocean science and sustainability, has been the catalyst for her development of the 'Investigating Sustainability: Ocean Science and Health' program.

Scott Gustetter, swimmer, at the 2002 Gay Games. © Paul Freeman Reproduced courtesy of Paul Freeman.

Sea of Rainbow

19 Feb 2019

Black and white photographs from the 2002 Gay Games have been found hiding away in the museum closet, and now we are raising the flag for queer stories of the sea.

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