Joy brings the Immigration Museum to life with an emotive adventure where creativity, colour and storytelling join forces to take you on a transformative journey.
Joy Exhibition Preview
Let the joyous vibes envelop you with a special exclusive after-dark opening of Joy at Immigration Museum.
Re-Orient: Reclaiming Spaces, Redefining Stories
Acclaimed Chinese-Italian Australian photographer Pia Johnson re-orients herself in this beautiful series of self-portraits that encourages trans-cultural artists to seek out the places that once, by design, made their ancestors 'not feel welcome'.
Museum at Home. Always open.
Enjoy a world of museum experiences at home, school or anywhere - family moments, cultural moments, learning moments and playful moments, all online!
Djirri Djirri Coming of Age Ceremony
Meet the Djirri Djirri Wurundjeri Women's Dance Group, who are reconnecting to their cultural heritage and bringing the younger generations with them.
My Favourite Object
Our visitor engagement officers (VEOs) share some of their favourite objects!
Forbidden objects in the museum's collection
What do a doll, religious text, gun, and surprised-looking cat have in common?
A discovery of stitches: needlework and 19th century girlhood
What can needlework samplers tell us about often forgotten figures from history?
The Pizzini women and their ‘souls of steel’
How three generations of strong women helped build a wine and tourism dynasty
An underground affair
An anti-Vietnam war love story.
Amrita Hepi Dances in the Long Room at the Immigration Museum
One Year On
One Year On – Stories of COVID-19 in Melbourne's Suburbs is a digital display that brings together a snapshot of stories collected across the suburbs of Melbourne in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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