Past Events

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Modelling with Clay - Tarnanthi Big Weekend

Workshop

Visit the Migration Museum on Saturday 17 October to meet Christina Gollan, a ceramicist with Ngarrindjeri heritage, and watch her in action. Have fun modelling with clay and be inspired by thge artist's work.

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The Spice of Life

Special event

Sunday 4 October, 11am-4pm

A family day exploring the cultures and traditions of South-East Asia

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Near Horizons - Tarnanthi Festival 2015

Temporary exhibition

Presenting the work of four South Australian artists, Near Horizons shares an interest in stories of family and contemporary connections to Country. 

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Light & Shadow - School Holidays Sept/Oct

Workshop

Drop-in program runs Saturday 26 September to Friday 2 October & Tuesday 6 October to Sunday 11 October 11:00am to 4:00pm weekdays and 1:30pm to 4:30pm weekends.

We are celebrating everything Indonesian at the Migration Museum these school holidays. Drop in anytime to make and take your very own Shadow puppets. FREE workshops too!

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Kesenian Masyarakat Indonesia

Exhibition
Bookings are required for groups

until 5 December 2015

Discover the arts of Indonesia, in an exhibition produced by the Indonesian community in SA.

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Losing the Plot: food gardening in South Australia

Exhibition
Bookings are required for groups

Losing the Plot: food gardening in South Australia is a new exhibition that explores the stories behind the food on our plates.

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Like Yesterday - SALA Installation

Special event

Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 August 2015, 11am to 5pm weekdays & 12pm to 3pm weekends

Like yesterday holds a mirror to past, present and future. .. Presented by Felicity Arts and the Migration Museum this is an immersive 360-degree work – an interactive virtual reality world.

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Camp Europe to Camp Australia: The experiences of post-World War II second generation displaced persons.

Special event
Bookings are essential

Following the Second World War, approximately 180,000 displaced persons (DPs) from Eastern Europe and the Baltic States were brought to Australia through the International Refugee Organisation. They were political refugees escaping the Russian Communist regime which had taken over their countries of origin. Most had been forcibly displaced for slave labour by the Nazi regime.

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Volunteers nourish souls

Temporary exhibition

until 12 September

An exhibition presented by Volunteering SA/NT which explores the various roles that volunteers play in culturally and linguistically diverse organisations.

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Fun with Tomboy Knitters - July School Holidays activity

School holiday activity

Saturday 4th to Sunday 19th July, 10:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday & 1:30pm - 4:30pm weekends

Get inventive with wool these July school holidays and make snakes with Tomboy Knitters.
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