Discover the incredible journey from poverty to world-famous artist. Features rare interviews, footage and personal artefacts in this intimate portrait.
Celebrate the multiplicity of language, storytelling and identity at our inaugural salon in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.
Encounter epic poem The Odyssey as never before in this installation and durational writing performance by Illimine, in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.
As part of the Melbourne Writers Festival, special guests will discuss some of their favourite books.
Melbourne Writers Festival 2018 events at Immigration Museum
Join us for a one hour live discussion with Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, and subject of Mao’s Last Dancer, the Exhibition, Li Cunxin.
Hear from experts from the Australian Ballet and Museums Victoria as they reveal the intriguing processes behind costume design, construction and conservation.
Join us for one day festival celebrating Victoria’s Turkish Community. Featuring live performances, music, crafts, history and culture.
What does it mean to be Turkish in Australia today?
Celebrate the final weekend of Mao's Last Dancer, the Exhibition with a special visit from Queensland Ballet and Artistic Director Li Cunxin.
Dance and dream big!
An audio series imagines the world of migration from an alternative point of view.
An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.
Experience the joy of movement!
Three sessions available: 10.00am led by Li Cunxin, 12.30pm & 3.00pm led by Queensland Ballet EdSquad
Hi, I’m Sarah Qumbri and this is my story.
What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?
Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.
A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration history.
Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.
The Tribute Garden is a public artwork that pays tribute to 7000 people who have made the journey to Victoria.
More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.
The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what – and who – could enter Victoria.