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Image of a male ballet dancer (Li Cunxin)

Mao's Last Dancer the Exhibition

Discover the incredible journey from poverty to world-famous artist. Features rare interviews, footage and personal artefacts in this intimate portrait.

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Barangaroo Ngangamay

Celebrating the strength, diversity and creativity of the Aboriginal women who come together for ceremony, healing and remembering.

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Mahātmā Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi: An Immigrant

Explore the inspirational story of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Girl Dancing

Dream Dancer

Join us for family-fun craft, storytelling and dance workshops inspired by the story of Mao's Last Dancer, Li Cunxin.

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Ballerina dancing

School holiday activities

Join us these winter school holidays for family fun activities and workshops inspired by the incredible journey of Mao's Last Dancer, Li Cunxin.

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Artistic associates Genevieve Grieves and Amanda Jane Reynolds.

Barangaroo Ngangamay: film and talk

Join the Koorie women from Barangaroo Ngangamay to share behind-the-scenes stories of making the film, art and coming together for ceremony.

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Mother and child embracing

Barangaroo Ngangamay: kid's dance workshop

Come and learn some of the dances we shared at the ceremony honouring the Old Lady Baragaroo.

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Chinese square dancers on the Melbourne Museum plaza

Chinese Square Dancing

Join us each Thursday of the school holidays for free participatory lunchtime Chinese Square Dancing performances.

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The Unending Absence

An audio series imagines the world of migration from an alternative point of view.

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visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.

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One of the exhibition spaces at Immigration Museum

Leaving Home

What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?

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Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.

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Visitors in a museum

Discovery Centre

A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration history.

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Exhibition display

Immigrant Stories and Timeline

Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.

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Tribute Garden

Tribute Garden

The Tribute Garden is a public artwork that pays tribute to 7000 people who have made the journey to Victoria.

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One of the exhibition spaces in the Immigration Museum

Getting In

More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.

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Exhibition showcase

Customs Gallery

The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what – and who – could enter Victoria.

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