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Raised garden beds in the courtyard at the Immigration Museum
Online Workshop

Spring into Growing

Join us for an interactive online family friendly spring gardening workshop. 

Ariel view of humans forming the word resist on a beach
Online Talk

Rebellion and Creativity

This panel discussion will explore the intersections between creative expression and activism.

Online Talk

Ethnic Media and Activism

Leading experts on multicultural media discuss historical and contemporary examples of ethnic media’s role in enacting change in Australia.


Becoming You: An incomplete guide

Exploring the unpredictable process of leaving childhood and becoming an adult.

Older woman smiling holding a red paint pot and brush.

Being Mirka

Explores the many wonderful facets of Melbourne’s cultural icon Mirka Mora through precious objects from the Museum’s Mirka Mora collection.

Woman with her face painted

Atong Atem: To Be Real

A new series of large-scale photographic works by award-winning artist Atong Atem.

Students on stage performing ‘She’ll Be Right’. Still from the film Acts of Translation, 2018

Forget the Stereotypes

Presents the moving experiences of contemporary international students in Melbourne through an evocative filmic experience.

Man and woman standing at white display dining table in a room with coloured walls and streamers hanging from the ceiling

Welcome to Becoming You

Take a short, staff-led introduction on the development and design of our new exhibition.

visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

Exhibition display

Immigrant Stories and Timeline

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

Woman speaking into a microphone at a rally

Pass It On!

Presented in partnership with Deakin University, this panel series will explore the history and impact of protest and activism in diverse communities.

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?

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.

Exhibition showcase

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.

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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