MAC opening weekend

Next date: Saturday, 23 November 2019 | 12:00 PM to Sunday, 24 November 2019 | 04:00 PM

Art is in the triangle .JPG

Celebrate with us at the opening of MAC – Museum of Art and Culture yapang with a weekend of creative fun for all ages.

Market stalls, art making, music, weaving and heaps more all weekend long to celebrate your art museum.

Walk through our exciting opening weekend exhibitions:

  • us. universal stories
  • we. wiyelliko
  • be. (your collection) be remembered

Program of events

Saturday 23 November 2019

Family friendly activities

Enjoy the new exhibitions with activity sheets, music and art making for everyone.
Noon-6pm

Outdoor Community Art Projects

Join artist Richard Lewer to create a large-scale art work in the art museum grounds
Drop in 10am-4pm

Join local emerging Aboriginal artist Jasmine Craciun in weaving woven forms for an art work in the museum grounds.
Drop in 11am-4pm

Aboriginal markets

Browse local Aboriginal market stalls showcasing local art and craft
Noon-6pm

Guided exhibition tours

Take a guided tour of the exhibition with the curators
Noon and 2pm
Book online

Saying hello storytime

Join in a special storytime followed by art activities about the different ways we say hello
Suitable for children under 8 and carers
Noon
Book online

Expression through sound

Express feelings and thoughts using musical instruments  in this family friendly musical workshop
Suitable for children under 8 and carers.
1pm
Book online

Indigenous Storytime

Join Aboriginal Artist Michelle Earle for a special Indigenous Storytime.
2pm
Book online

The Good Spirit Show - Muurrang Marai Show

Learn about Aboriginal language, songs and animals in this interactive workshop
Suitable for children over 4 with adults
3pm
Book online

The Rover

Lake Mac’s mobile library ‘The Rover’ will be on site all day with plenty of stories and activities.
Noon-6pm

Roving performers

Be amazed and entertained by roving performers. 
1-5pm

Music on the Terrace

DJ Wanjun Carpenter
Bar, snacks and family friendly activities
4-6pm

Sunday 24 November 2019

Hunter Arts Network Art Bazaar

Immerse yourself in local arts and crafts at this special Hunter Arts Network Art Bazzar in-conjunction with the opening of MAC - Museum of Art and Culture
Booragul Foreshore
8am-4pm

Outdoor Community Art Projects

Join artist Richard Lewer to create a large-scale art work in the art museum grounds
Drop in 10am-4pm

Join local emerging Aboriginal artist Jasmine Craciun in weaving woven forms for an art work in the museum grounds
Drop in 11am–3pm

Family Friendly Activities

Enjoy the new exhibition with activity sheets and art activities for families
10am-4pm

Saying Hello Storytime

Join in a special storytime followed by art activities all about the different ways we say hello
Suitable for children under 8 and parents
10am and 12pm
Booking online

The Good Spirit Show - Muurrang Marai Show

Learn about Aboriginal language, songs and animals in this interactive workshop
Suitable for children over 4 with adults
11am
Book online

The Rover

Lake Mac’s mobile library ‘The Rover’ will be on site all day with heaps of stories and activities.
10am-4pm

 

 

 

When

  • Saturday, 23 November 2019 | 12:00 PM - Sunday, 24 November 2019 | 04:00 PM

Location

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, First Street, Booragul 2284  View in Google Maps

Google Map

Add to Calendar

Fields marked as 'Required' must be completed

Email Address*(Required)

Enter your email address or your friend's email addresses all separated by commas.