Past Events

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Unwanted Australians: a panel discussion

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sunday 13 November, 2-4pm

Over half a century ago South Australia was home to a Greek migrant forced to wait 40 years to become an Australian citizen. This pabel discussion will explore this aspect of SA's history.

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Queering The Museum

Display/exhibition

Public conversation event: Saturday 5 November, 1-3pm & Pop-up exhibition: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November, 1-5pm

Come and help us put a rainbow coloured filter on our cultural heritage collections.

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The Democracy Machine - preview

Temporary exhibition

Monday, 24 October to Sunday 30 October 2016

Sandpit invites you to see a preview of The Democracy Machine – an interactive artwork which explores an eclectic slice of South Australia’s history of democracy. This event is presented by History SA, the State Library of South Australia and Arts South Australia.

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Art Class for Kids - OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Tuesday 4 and Friday 7 October, 12:30-1:30pm

Join Mita Chakraborty, the Migration Museum's Artist in Residence and new arrival to SA, for an art class for kids in the October School Holidays.

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The Game of Life - October School Holidays

School holiday activity

Saturday 1 October - Sunday 16 October | 10am-5pm weekdays & 1-5pm weekends

Come and play The Game of Life at the Migration Museum!

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fabricASIAN

Special event

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September, OzAsia Ukiyo tent, Adelaide Festival Centre (Elder Park)

Join the crew from the Migration Museum as they team up with local community groups to present an interactive program full of fashion, fabric and fun.

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OUT at the Museum: Queer Youth of SA

Exhibition

Friday 9 September to Friday 2 December 2016, Museum open hours

Explore the The experiences and creativity of Adelaide’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender diverse young people.

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Artist in Residence: Mita Chakraborty

Workshop

Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am to 2pm - excluding Tuesday 6 September

Mita Chakraborty is a self-taught visual artist and will be the new Artist in Residence at the Migration Museum as part of a 6 week program. 

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Granny & Grandpa Skills-Fest: Sharing Tradition, Skills & Knowledge

Special event

11am-3pm Sunday 28 August

Join us at the Migration Museum to celebrate and share the heritage, culture, skills, knowledge and traditions of our elders - passing down what granny and grandpa know best. 

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CultureSpace

Special event

Sunday 28 August, 11am-3pm

An exploration of culture and community at the Migration Museum. 

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