Culture Up Late: barrabugu (For Tomorrow)
Culture Up Late: barrabugu (For Tomorrow)

Culture Up Late: barrabugu (For Tomorrow)

Aboriginal guests examine how First Nations knowledge may be the key to a better shared future for all.

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Culture Up Late opens the museum after hours with a few extras including VR experiences, short and sweet tours, hands-on workshops, live music and performances. Enjoy a mid-week diversion with a bit of a difference! It’s also the perfect opportunity to enjoy the latest exhibitions, during its quieter moments.

  • Live Music - Nainiouman
    Experience the music of Weilwan and Gamilaroi educator, mentor, advocate, writer, storyteller, musician, performer, communicator, Rachel Shields which discusses sustaining knowledge and the environment.
  • Sharing Knowledges - Building futures: short talk
    Join Wiradjuri biologist and educator, Renee Cawthorne as she discusses incorporating First Nations perspectives in STEM education.
  • Revitalising Practice
    Hear Simon Penrose talk about his journey revitalising and strengthening his cultural practices.
  • Yarra: bite sized language lessons
    Learn Wiradjuri in these bite size lessons with Wiradjuri man and language teacher, Aaron Ellis.
  • Spot Tour: IndigiHack
    Question everything on the IndigiHack tour, which invites you to look at sustainability from a cultural perspective
  • Adorned
    Create jewellery with natural materials with Charlie Williams.
  • Bush foods and medicine
    Aboriginal staff demonstrate the beneficial uses of local flora, much of which is undervalued to the untrained eye.
  • Yarning Gadi
    Uncover Aboriginal Sydney with Gadigal Man Joel Davison, s, as he discusses the Gadi narrative space.
  • Out of the Vaults
    Join Rebecca Fisher as she illustrates how different Aboriginal cultural objects at the Museum challenge myths and stereotypes.
  • Live Conservation
    Watch how the Museum preserves its collection with live conservation demonstrations by Museum staff.
  • 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.
  • Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
    Tickets include free access to the entire museum, including temporary exhibition Mammoths - Giant of the Ice Age

    Running Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm


    • 14 Mar - 14 Mar, 18
    • Regular price $20.00 $7.50 Playwave Price

    • All Ages
      1 WILLIAM ST
      SYDNEY, NSW 2010

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