Past Events

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Museum Bites: The German Club Presents

Workshop
Bookings are essential

First Friday of the Month

Kids food & culture workshops at the Migration Museum. 

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Edible Flowers High Tea - BOOKED OUT

Special event
Bookings are essential

Don’t just admire your flowers, eat them! In collaboration with Honest Earth Horticultre, we are offering the opportunity to try a mini high tea with edible flowers, as part of our Losing the Plot: food gardening in South Australia exhibition.

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Eat Your Words - BOOKED OUT

Special event
Bookings are essential

Wednesdays in February

Enjoy interactive public talks about the history of Food Gardening in South Australia at the Migration Museum. 

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The Garden of Crafted Delights

School holiday activity
Bookings are required for groups

Saturdays in Janurary

Come to the Migration Museum this January to personalise your garden. Make and take garden themed crafts for family and friends. CHILDREN'S UNIVERSITY APPROVED LEARNING ACTIVITY

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A Tree Like Me - SCHOOL HOLIDAYS DEC/JAN

School holiday activity
Bookings are required for groups

10:30am to 4:30pm weekdays, 1:30pm to 4:30pm weekends, 12 December 2015 - 31 January 2016

Make your very own tree from found and recyled materials and be part of our forrest of family trees. CHILDREN'S UNIVERSITY APPROVED LEARNING ACTIVITY

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Freedom: Photographs by Andy Drewitt

Exhibition

What does it mean to lose your freedom? And then find it in another place? Melbourne photographer Andy Drewitt has documented the stories of 24 people who have sought asylum in Australia, forced to leave their homes to escape war and persecution. Share in their inspiring journeys toward freedom and hope.

Exhibition courtesy the artist and the Immigration Museum

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A Nurse's Life: Living and Working at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

Exhibition

As the Royal Adelaide Hospital looks forward to a new site, take the opportunity to look back at what it was like for nurses who both lived and worked at the hospital.

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Upcycled food gardens - fun for all the family

Workshop
Bookings are required for groups

Sat 5th December 2015 1.30 - 3.30pm

Join us on Sat 5 December to celebrate our exhibition 'Losing the plot: food gardening in South Australia' as we hold a workshop about using the contents of your recycling bin to create fun, innovative upcycled mini gardens.  Learn how to make fairy herb pots from glass jars, dinosaur lettuce gardens from milk cartons, and other cute and clever tricks.  We'll also talk about making planter boxes from larger found objects like builders' pallets.

Perfect for novice gardeners, please come prepared to get your hands dirty!

Presented by Migration Museum and Honest Earth Urban Garden

Suitable for everyone in the family over 3'

 

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Artist Talk: Damien Shen

Special event

Meet Damien Shen, Adelaide based Ngarrindjeri artist and get a glimpse into his practice. Check out Near Horizons, an exhibition part of Tarnanthi Festival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Contemporary Art featuring his new work and hear about his technique and inspiration.

 

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Turkish Community Festival

Special event

Join the Turkish Community in South Australia to celebrate their rich culture, history and heritage at the museum.

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