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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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Young women at the International Women’s Day March in Melbourne, facing away, holding protest signs, one reads “just ugh”

Youth Space for Her Place

Young, intersection feminist forum on young women's representation in cultural institutions, panellist include Aretha Stewart-Brown, Stella Bridie, Amelia Peterson and Mehak Sheikh.

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External view of Immgration Museum from Flinders Street in early evening.

Open House Melbourne

Step inside one of Melbourne's most important 19th century public buildings.

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Sunday Salon

Celebrate the multiplicity of language, storytelling and identity at our inaugural salon in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.

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A pile of black books

Collected Odysseys – Black Sea

Encounter epic poem The Odyssey as never before in this installation and durational writing performance by Illimine, in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.

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

Kimlik

What does it mean to be Turkish in Australia today?

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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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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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Customs Gallery

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

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Woman at a dance bar

Queensland Ballet at the Immigration Museum

Celebrating the final day of Mao’s Last Dancer, The Exhibition.

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Ballet Dancers in white costumes.

Costume Conversations

Join costume experts to learn about the life cycle of a costumes from concept to conservation.

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