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Friends Christmas shopping day and night!

Friday 1 December 2017, 10.00am–7.30pm

Get a stress-free head start on your Christmas shopping, with a 30% discount* and after-hours access at our Museum Shop. Enjoy complimentary coffee and cake before 4.30pm or a glass of bubbly after!

To make sure we have plenty of stock and refreshments available, please let us know roughly what time you are planning to visit. We won’t hold you to it if your plans change!

Free, includes refreshments
Register your interest: Eventbrite
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*Discount in store only; excludes Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition shop. Can’t make it? Discount also available online for Friends (discount code to be sent out prior to event)

Telling the story of Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Friday 1 December 2017, 12.30pm–1.30pm

Discover the fascinating story of how Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters came into being, over a period of more than five years.

Cost: lecture only $15 adult, $10 concession, Friends full members $7.50 (plus booking fee)

Bookings essential: Eventbrite
Visions Theatre

Group of women painting canvas on ground
Photo: George Serras.

Warakurna Artists demonstrations

Thursday 7 December 2017, 10.00am–12.00pm

Join the Warakurna Artists as they create a large-scale canvas painting that represents the vibrant colours of the land and reflects the style of each artist.

Part of our Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters artists-in-residence program.

Free with exhibition entry
Songlines art centre hub

More on the Warakurna Artists visit

Group of women painting canvas on ground
Photo: George Serras.

Warakurna Artists demonstrations

Thursday 7 December 2017, 1.30pm–3.30pm

Join the Warakurna Artists as they create a large-scale canvas painting that represents the vibrant colours of the land and reflects the style of each artist.

Part of our Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters artists-in-residence program.

Free with exhibition entry
Songlines art centre hub

More on the Warakurna Artists visit

Group of women painting canvas on ground
Photo: George Serras.

Warakurna Artists demonstrations

Friday 8 December 2017, 10.00am–12.00pm

Join the Warakurna Artists as they create a large-scale canvas painting that represents the vibrant colours of the land and reflects the style of each artist.

Part of our Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters artists-in-residence program.

Free with exhibition entry
Songlines art centre hub

More on the Warakurna Artists visit

Group of women painting canvas on ground
Photo: George Serras.

Warakurna Artists demonstrations

Friday 8 December 2017, 1.30pm–3.30pm

Join the Warakurna Artists as they create a large-scale canvas painting that represents the vibrant colours of the land and reflects the style of each artist.

Part of our Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters artists-in-residence program.

Free with exhibition entry
Songlines art centre hub

More on the Warakurna Artists visit

New members welcome tour

Saturday 9 December 2017, 10.00am–11.30am

An opportunity for new Museum Friends to share a welcoming cup of tea in our Friends Lounge and take a guided highlights tour of the galleries.

Friends full members free. Join Friends
Bookings essential: Eventbrite
Meet in the Friends Lounge

Group of women painting canvas on ground
Photo: George Serras.

Warakurna Artists demonstrations

Saturday 9 December 2017, 10.00am–12.00pm

Join the Warakurna Artists as they create a large-scale canvas painting that represents the vibrant colours of the land and reflects the style of each artist.

Part of our Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters artists-in-residence program.

Free with exhibition entry
Songlines art centre hub

More on the Warakurna Artists visit

Group of women painting canvas on ground
Photo: George Serras.

Warakurna Artists demonstrations

Saturday 9 December 2017, 1.30pm–3.30pm

Join the Warakurna Artists as they create a large-scale canvas painting that represents the vibrant colours of the land and reflects the style of each artist.

Part of our Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters artists-in-residence program.

Free with exhibition entry
Songlines art centre hub

More on the Warakurna Artists visit

A photograph of an old radio, a teacup, a vase of flowers and a plate of biscuits.

CANCELLED: Sensory objects: Year-end celebrations

Monday 18 December 2017, 10.00am–11.30am

Handling objects is a participatory, sensory workshop held on the third Monday of every month. Join facilitator Beaux Guarini as we explore objects and stories using sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.

What rituals and festivals happen around the world during the merry month of December? Join us for a friendly cross-cultural exchange and ‘sense-sational’ exploration using our tastebuds.

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