Join us for a special celebration of Corroboree Sydney and our very last Family Fun Day for 2014. Together with your family and friends explore the breathtaking paintings in the exhibition Martu Art from the Far Western Desert then drop-in and add to our own giant collaborative map in the Creative Studios. There is also a full program of talks, performances, games and films just for kids so join us for one very big adventure.
Drop in, we welcome a donation of $5 per family
Sunday Family Fun Days take place on the last Sunday of every month (except December)
TRAFFIC UPDATE: In preparation for the new CBD and South East Light Rail, Laing O’Rourke will be carrying out service investigations and trenching works to identify and survey buried utilities. On Sunday 30 November, George Street will be closed to through traffic between Essex Street and King Street.
10.30—4pm, Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Drop in to the Creative Studios and help us create a giant Martu inspired collaborative map.
10.30—4pm, Multimedia Studio, National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Grab a cushion and enjoy a selection of family friendly films by Indigenous filmmakers.
11—11.20am, Level 1 Galleries
Join exhibiting artist Nola Taylor and her grandson Curtis Taylor as they explore works from Martu Art from the Far Western Desert. Hear the stories and see the places the artists have painted that are special to them.
11am-1pm, The Rocks Boatshed (MCA Front Lawn)
Kids Craft Workshop: Make your own Aboriginal Flag
11.30—11.50am, Level 1 Galleries
Sing along to the captivating and engaging songs of Aunty Wendy’s Mob. Join in the fun dances and play along with interactive drama activities.
12—2.30pm,Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Join ‘King of the kids’ performer, educator, leading Indigenous cultural story teller, presenter, entertainer, poet and culture man Gumaroy along with his college Turtle. Learn how to dance proper way, participate in traditional games and storytelling and in a special show and tell discover the beauty of Aboriginal cultural objects.
1pm—2.30pm, The Rocks Boatshed (MCA Front Lawn)
Storytelling with Cindy Drummond and Ryka
2.30—2.50pm, Collection Galleries, Level 2
Join cultural ambassador Bengitj Ngurruwuthun and Petrina Mununggurr as they explore works from their homelands located in East Arnhem Land that are part of the MCA’s Arnott’s Collection of Bark Paintings.