NAIDOC at the Museum in a Container

Sun 8 Jul 2018Sat 14 Jul 2018



Stop by our Museum in a Container from the 8 - 15 July to celebrate NAIDOC Week!

Check out some of our special daily programs, have your face painted, and make badges and friendship bracelets!

Find us near Polly's in the Perth Cultural Centre.

Daily Programs

Tuesday 10 July - Collective Canvas

Help us to create an Aboriginal inspired art piece to keep and admire for years to come.

Learn traditional techniques and contemporary trends of Aboriginal Art, how art is used for story-telling, and core symbolism used by as our guest artist.

Wednesday 11 July - Bush Tucker Workshop and Tastings

See, smell and taste the subtle and strong flavours of the Australian bush.

Learn about hunting, collecting, and how bush tucker can be used for medicine and healing.

Presented by Urban Indigenous

Wednesday 11 July to Friday 13 July (1pm-3pm) - Centre for Stories

Throw away your assumptions about who is a victim and who is a hero. Forget what you think you know about leaders and learners. Our 'Because of Her’ audio stories on Aboriginal women achievers will inspire, provoke and delight.

Presented by the Centre for Stories. Transcripts available onsite.

Saturday 14 July - Storylines with the State Library

Join State Library staff to learn more about the Aboriginal archives, photographs and stories held at the State Library.

Search for family members in the Library’s historical images collection and help us to identify unknown people, and take home copies of family photos from the collection.




Quadrant Energy

This activation is proudly supported by Quadrant Energy.

Caption: The Museum in a Container outside the WA Maritime Museum.

Credit: WA Museum

Getting Here

Western Australian Museum - Perth Map


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1300 134 081