Becoming You: An incomplete guide
Exploring the unpredictable process of leaving childhood and becoming an adult.
Explores the many wonderful facets of Melbourne’s cultural icon Mirka Mora through precious objects from the Museum’s Mirka Mora collection.
Australia's ethical lifestyle festival returns to Melbourne at Immigration Museum this December.
African Music and Cultural Festival
Join us for two days celebrating the tastes, sounds and rhythms of Africa.
Join us for a huge party as part of Melbourne Music Week featuring Australia’s most exciting female/non-binary DJs.
Join us this Midsumma Festival for a wide range of talks, workshops, parties and more!
Things Wong Kar-Wai Taught Me About Love and Other Things
Interactive installation inspired by the movies of Hong Kong filmmaker, Wong Kar-Wai.
Forget the Stereotypes
Presents the moving experiences of contemporary international students in Melbourne through an evocative filmic experience.
Atong Atem: To Be Real
A new series of large-scale photographic works by award-winning artist Atong Atem.
Explore the many elements that make up your identity with a self-guided activity inspired by the life and works of Mirka Mora.
Ethnic Media and Activism
Leading experts on multicultural media discuss historical and contemporary examples of ethnic media’s role in enacting change in Australia.
Clothes Revival Workshop
Presented as part of Midsumma Festival, join us for a workshop all about revitalising your wardrobe and celebrating your individuality.
Night at the Museum: Minus18 Youth Party
We’ve teamed up with Midsumma Festival and Minus18 again for another Night at the Museum not to be missed!
AND/OR panel discussion
Join artists from the AND/OR program for a discussion exploring the complexities of intersectional identities.
Screen Printing Workshop with Abbey Rich
Learn how to screen print in this special workshop exclusive for Museum Members. Create your own designs and upcycle pre-loved clothes or make new creations by printing onto fabrics, totes or tea towels.
Galentine’s Under the Stars
Grab your besties for a twilight film screening celebrating the magical bonds of friendship and chosen family.
Identity: yours, mine, ours
An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.
Immigrant Stories and Timeline
Immigration is about us all – those who were here and those who came.
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.
What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?
More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.
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.
The Tribute Garden is a public artwork that pays tribute to 7000 people who have made the journey to Victoria.