Wearing Your Heart On Your SleeveThe Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium MuseumsMid-Autumn comes to the Chinese Museum this SeptemberHan Dynasty: Life Everlasting
Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve
The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium Museums
Mid-Autumn comes to the Chinese Museum this September
Han Dynasty: Life Everlasting



 

CHINESE MUSEUM EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

 

 

CELEBRATING 200 YEARS OF CHINESE IN AUSTRALIA

Weekends from 1-16 September

Moon Lantern Festival programs

1pm to 3pm on Sat and Sun

Location: Chinese Museum

 

As part of the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebration, the Chinese Museum is putting on FREE Mooncake demonstration workshops for children.  By the end of the workshop, children will have created a special box to take home with, along with hands-on experience of Chinese culture.

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16 September at 2pm

ONE IN A MILLION

Celebrating 200 years of Chinese Australians

Location: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, 600 Princes Hwy, Springvale VIC 3171

 

Multicultural Melbourne's essential Chinese character owes much to community leaders dedicated to maintaining Chinese culture. For this reason, the life and times of David Neng Hwan Wang (1920 - 1978), Melbourne's first Chinese-born councillor, highly respected entrepreneur, and community bridge-builder, will be honoured at a special occasion to be held on 16 September 201...

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Until 23 September

Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve

Location: Chinese Museum

 

A journey about personal and shared cultural identity reflected through the garments Chinese Australians have worn over the past 200 years in Australia. A transition from traditional dress through to the adoption of a new identity as contemporary Chinese Australians.
The exhibition has been created in partnership between the Chinese Museum and Deakin University.

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Bookings
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Venue Hire
3 floors available for functions, exhibitions and other events

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Call for submission
Join in the celebration of 200 years of Chinese Australian history.

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Admission

Adult $11
Concession/Child $9
Family $26 (2 Adult + 3 Children)*Guided tours available, bookings essential

For adults: What’s On / Public Programs / Guided Tours
For students: Education / Excursions /

Location

The Chinese Museum is located in Melbourne's Chinatown – 22 Cohen Place, between Little Bourke and Lonsdale Streets, behind Her Majesty's Theatre. We are accessible by public transport. Our nearest train station is Parliament Station.

Hours

Daily 10am -4pm

Closed Public Holidays: New Year's Day, Australia Day, Labour Day, Easter (Fri 20 April- Mon 2 April), ANZAC Day, Queen's Birthday, Friday before the AFL Grand Final, Melbourne Cup, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.

Contact

Tel: (03) 9662 2888

Email: info@chinesemuseum.com.au