Past Events

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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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Thebarton Senior College - Meet our Refugee Students

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Tue 9-Fri 12 June, 2015 10.30am-1pm

Meet students from diverse backgrounds and learn about thier culture.

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Love a Good Yarn: knitting for a good cause

Workshop
Bookings are required for groups

Sun 31 May, 2-4pm

Come and join us at the Migration Museum for a workshop on knitting and crochet for social good. Visit our current exhibition Love a Good Yarn: knitting and crochet from Nanna to now, and knit or crochet a blanket square for a local charity (some materials provided). Enjoy a light afternoon tea and chat with fellow crafters.

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Curator's tour - 'Love a good yarn - knitting and crochet'

Guided Tour
Bookings are required for groups

Mon 18 May, 12.30 & 3.30pm

Celebrate International Museums Day on 18 May by joining a curator’s tour of our current exhibition Love a good yarn – knitting and crochet from Nanna to now.  Discover some of the gems of the Migration Museum collection, and learn about the many ways people have brought knitting and crochet to South Australia. 

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Love a Good Yarn: knitting around the world

Workshop
Bookings are required for groups

Sun 3 May, 1-4pm

Join us for an afternoon of craft and cultural traditions at a workshop on knitting and crochet from around the world. Visit our exhibition Love a good yarn: knitting and crochet from Nanna to now, then meet and learn from experts from a host of nations! Bring your enthusiasm, and crafting materials if you like. Afternoon tea provided.

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Vintage Fashion for the Modern Girl

Miscellaneous
Bookings are essential

Delve into the world of vintage fashion during this evening soirée

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