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Love, in all its joyous, illogical, heart-breaking and tender glory. Developed in partnership with Heide Museum of Modern Art.

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Black and White portrait of a man

Kahlil Gibran

Celebrating the life and work of literary genius Kahlil Gibran, an inspiration to some of the most influential figures of our time.

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A hot air balloon with the Union Jack on it rises against a backdrop of the EU flag superimposed over a cloudy sky

2019 EU Summer school for secondary school teachers

A two day intensive program seeking to bring out the issues faced in Contemporary Europe and address their consequences and possible solutions. 

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Mariam Issa holding a cane basket with produce in her garden

Grow, Gather, Share

A celebration of the diversity and history of gardening and food culture in Victoria.

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Man playing the drums

In Conversation with Mulatu Astatke & Friends

Join us for an intimate conversation via Ethio-Jazz great, Mulatu Astatke, and Melbourne-based friends and collaborators, Black Jesus Experience.

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Courtyard Cantina 2016

Gibran’s Garden

Love is a quenchless thirst – Kahlil Gibran.

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Greeting card - Adorkable

Wild Cards with Able and Game

This summer school holidays celebrate moments big and small.

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Three woman posed on a sport court

Summer Courtyard

Summer Courtyard is back with 'I feel LOVE' on Friday 8 February.

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Child making a cherry blossom tree painting using black ink and straw.

Lunar New Year at Immigration Museum

Join us for a special day of free family activities exploring Chinese culture, art forms and traditions.

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Two smiling people wearing headphones and looking at a mobile devices

Valentine’s After Hours

Experience our suite of love themed exhibitions after dark this Valentine’s Day.

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Cocktail glass with external sugar coating, with peach coloured liquid and preserved orange floating on top, on dark wood bench and background

Love Potions & Aphrodisiacs

Delve into love potions, elixirs and aphrodisiacs from all over the world on Valentine’s Day.

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Women dressed in red, white, black and gold costumes, dancing in a circle


What does it mean to be Turkish in Australia today?

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Marbled fabric

Ebru Silk Scarf Members Masterclass

Create your own bespoke silk scarf using the ancient Turkish marbling technique known as Ebru.

visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

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?

Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

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

Visitors in a museum

Discovery Centre

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

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Immigrant Stories and Timeline

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

Tribute Garden

Tribute Garden

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

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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Customs Gallery

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


The Unending Absence

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