HISTORY FESTIVAL – workshops at the Migration Museum

When Smalls Were Large: 150 Years of Women’s Underwear
Tuesday 7 May, 3-4.30pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $20.00 per person

Explore the links between changes in fashion and underwear. How does this reflect the changing nature of women’s role in society? Examine the way in which underwear in particular has bound, laced, padded, buttoned and zipped up women’s bodies to adapt to the changing demands of the socially acceptable shape. Please note: This event is limited to people aged over 16 years-old. Bookings via Eventbrite.

The Power of Objects: Now and Then
Thursday 9 May, 3-4pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $10.00 per person

Put on white gloves and explore objects connected to South Australia’s history. Why do they hold significance? What historical event or process do they tell you about? What might this object be? What would you like to find out about this object? Bookings via Eventbrite.

Upcycling souvenirs: Make your own beeswax wraps
Saturday 18 May, 1pm-3.30pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $40.00 per person

Upcycle your favorite souvenir tea towels into environmentally-friendly beeswax wraps. Learn how to turn a tea towel into a set of wraps which you can use to store food without the using plastic! The workshop includes a curator’s tour of the Greetings from…the power of souvenirs exhibition and afternoon tea. Please note: This event is limited to people aged over 16 years-old. Bookings via Eventbrite.

Big Family Weekend & Sorry Day Weaving Workshops
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm
FREE, bookings essential

Cultural sharing workshops: In these two hour weaving workshops, targeted to 10-18 year olds, join Aunty Janice Rigney and Aunty Lorna Collinson who will teach young people how to start to weave a small basket. As part of the Dream Big Children’s Festival and Sorry Day. No weaving experience necessary. Bookings via Eventbrite.

 

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