What's on: Culture Up Late: Another View
During this very special evening presented as part of Sydney Mardi Gras, LGBTQI artists explore new museum perspectives through performance, tours and happenings.
- Event Type:
- Special event
- 28 February 2018
Event Line-up - Culture Up Late: Another View
Live Music: Lady Sings It Better
Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood have spent 7 years touring the country (and the world) with their particular brand of dry-witted, fiercely feminist cabaret. The two have been described as "comic cabaret gold" (The Scotsman), "proud and unapologetic, beautiful and powerful" (Time Out) and "blisteringly entertaining" (Daily Review).
Live Art with Sam Leighton-Dore
Illustrator (and award-winning filmmaker and writer) Sam Leighton-Dore paints visitors (including you!) live in the Australian Museum. Come by to see Sam in action, and be integrated into his cheeky artwork.
Spot Tour: Mating in the Wild
Learn something new on this “Mating in the Wild” tour of Wild Planet, every half-hour. Experience personal favourites and queer hidden stories in these short, irreverent tours.
Tall Tales and True
Have the last word as two “experts” give you differing interpretations of objects from the Australian Museum collection. Credible? Doubtful? Outrageous? You decide.
5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm hearing loop available.
Short, original musical compositions by Sydney Conservatorium of Music students, inspired by the Australian Museum’s exhibitions.
Alexis Weaver: 5:40pm, 6:40pm, 7:40pm, 8:40pm
Josh Winestock: 5:20pm, 7:20pm
Henry Hulme: 6:20pm, 8:20pm
Nicholas Theodoou: 5:45pm, 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm
Weaving and Yarning with Aunty Karleen Green
Have a yarn while making your own creations using traditional Aboriginal weaving techniques.
Virtual Reality: Chasing Coral
Coral bleaching is one of the most visible effects of climate change. See the changes to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with your own eyes in this VR experience: immerse yourself in the underwater seascape of the Great Barrier Reef before it disappears.
Australian Museum’s knowledgeable volunteers open our collections to you in these intimate, personal and tactile interactions. Touch as much as you want, ask all the questions you can think of, learn something new!
3D Science and Technology
Get up close and personal with the scientists at the forefront of 3D scanning and printing technologies and how they are used by Museums for research, conservation and education.
Magnificent Minerals with Mel Murray
How long does it take to form a diamond? Why are rubies red? What habits to crystals have and can they be broken? Discover the pedigree of perfection with Earth scientist Melissa Murray as she delves into the mysteries of magnificent minerals from one of the top 10 minerals collections in the world.
Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age