Australian Nationwide Maritime Museum in affiliation with Blacktown Arts and Settlement Providers Worldwide presents
A celebration of migration on the day of concord
Sunday March 21, 2021
The Sunday Stir is a brand new initiative from the Australian Nationwide Maritime Museum that celebrates migration and our multicultural nation. Sunday March 21 is Concord Day and an acceptable date to deliver collectively artists from all kinds of backgrounds to have fun.
From 12 p.m. to five p.m., each inside and out of doors the museum, the artists will current a day of intimate storytelling, music and cultural sharing.
Up to date Sydney-based artists will deliver their tales to life by a dynamic and interactive program, whereas sharing their private migration journeys by drawing, poetry, historical past and music. Neighborhood teams could have data cubicles to disseminate their message to guests.
Artists will activate totally different areas of the museum, work together with guests, and deepen their expertise and understanding of the journeys we take, what we take with us and what we go away behind.
Kevin Sumption, CEO and Director of the Museum, mentioned: “One of many pillars of our nationwide historical past is the creation of contemporary Australia by our immigrants. Migration is key to how we see ourselves as Australians and additionally it is one of many key themes within the historical past of the museum. The Sunday Stir is a incredible approach to share cultural tales and produce range to life. We hope that it’s going to additional encourage social cohesion and promote range and inclusion. “
We’re very comfortable to associate with Blacktown Arts, Blacktown Council and Settlement Providers Worldwide to make this occur.
See the connected press launch for the artist’s biographies
Unveiling of the welcome wall
The museum can even host a Migration Heritage Fund donor recognition ceremony with the disclosing of the most recent names on the Welcome Wall, the museum’s nationwide monument to migration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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