Past Events

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Showgirl: The Costumes of an Iconic Adelaide Diva

Special event

Sat 28 & Sun 29 May, 1-5pm

An exhibition of glitter and glamour. Experience the breathtaking costumes worn by iconic Adelaide showgirl, ex Les Girls diva, and drag show host, Vonni. 

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On Glitz and Glam: A Conversation with Adelaide Icon Vonni

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sat 28 May, 1.30-2.30pm

Vonni, one of Adelaide’s much loved Icons, shares the stories of four fabulous decades on stage. 

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Puppet Strings: ASO creative music workshop BOOKED OUT

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Wednesday 27 April 11:30am and 1:30pm

Have fun with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Professional Pathways Trainees at the Migration Museum.

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Finger Puppet Fun

Workshop

Sunday 23 and 30 April, Drop in anytime between 1.30-3.30pm

Visit the Museum between 1:30pm and 3:30pm on Saturday 23 and 30 April to have a go at making finger puppets, which have a place in Russian folk culture. 

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P is for Puppet - April School Holidays

School holiday activity

Saturday 16 April to Sunday 1 May, Weekdays and Public Holidays 10am-5pm and Weekends 1pm-5pm

Create your own puppet from found and recycled materials to take home.

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Gardening with Wicking Beds - BOOKED OUT

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Sunday 3 April, 2016

Exploring together how wicking beds work, the benefits of gardening this way and setting up and planting a wicking bed.

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A Ticket to Paradise?

Temporary exhibition

26 March - 25 September 2016

Explore the rich diversity and experiences of post-World War II migrants, and look at promotional campaigns presenting a utopian view of Australia as a welcoming country full of opportunity. This travelling exhibition from the National Archives of Australia draws out the complex and evolving contribution of migrants to Australian society.

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Harmony Day in The City

Special event

Sunday 20 March 2016

Join us to celebrate Australia's cultural diversity and to learn more about the amazing world we live in.

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Russians in South Australia

Exhibition

19 March - 3 June

Featuring all kinds of exquisite objects, such as samovars, matryoshka dolls, balalaikas, traditional dress and more, this exhibition in the Forum Gallery explores the history of Russian migration to South Australia, and highlights the contribution this community has made.

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Latin Festival: Mi Casa Es Tu Casa

Special event

Sunday 6 March - please note: due to extreme hot weather Saturday's day-time event has been cancelled.

Vibrant Latin American cultural activities the whole family will disfrutar (Enjoy). NOTE: SATURDAY's DAY TIME EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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