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Generations

Generations

Multi-generational, multidisciplinary arts festival celebrating cultural diversity and new ways of belonging.

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Group, 2019
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Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks is a suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community.

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A seated audience listens to a talk.

Artists at the Threshold: Culture, Community, Change

Maxine Beneba Clarke leads an inter-generational panel of diverse artists who consider the role and influence of those who’ve come before and those who follow, in their work and culture.

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Blue Black Beatz

Blue Black Beatz

Blue Black Beats returns to Immigration Museum for its second year.

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Dancers

Let's Dance!

All day dance slam for young and old!

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Musicians seated and standing playing a variety of instruments.

Under the Olive Tree

Embark on a far-ranging journey of sound and musical traditions at a concert of Arabic and Jewish music.

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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 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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Exhibition display

Immigrant Stories and Timeline

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

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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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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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Woman and child from ELF Karen Play and Learning Group from Berry Street reading the book 'I Want To Go To The Museum'

Storylands

Multilingual story time for children and their adults, each month featuring a different language and theme.

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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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Visitors in a museum

Discovery Centre

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

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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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Paul Stillen, Annie, 2019

Documenting the Body: Curated by Stanislava Pinchuk

What stories do our bodies tell?

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Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World.

Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

This ground breaking photographic exhibition explores the rich history of traditional Japanese tattoo culture and its influence on modern tattoo practice.

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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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Dancers

Let's Dance! – Expressions of Interest

We’re calling out for creative dance performers who can engage and entertain multicultural and multi-generational audiences with a workshop, performance or demonstration.