Join us for our next free Museum Up Late Event The Body – Procedures, Patients & Passing inspired by the Cure All exhibition on show.
The Museum will be transformed for three hours with activities including, interactive tours, discussions on death care, collaborative drawing of an exquisite corpse, Kids Surgery Station, live wall art, along with live music and food and drinks to purchase throughout the night.
Live Wall Painting of an Exquisite Corpse – live art with three artists | 4–7pm
Local creatives Shannon Doyleand Michelle Dawson will create live a progressive painting of a body on a wall in the Museum. Each artist will paint a section of the body without seeing the others until the end. Watch them create and see the body grow and morph across the evening with each artist’s unique response, culminating in a strange and unique creature.
Audience Collaborative Drawing – free form artmaking for all | 4–7pm
Join the collaborative drawing table in the middle of the Museum, where a giant exquisite corpse artwork will be developed on paper. Everyone’s welcome! Our Live Art artists will join in the fun too!
Waiting Room conversations with death care professional Halie Halloran – intimate live exchange of questions, speculations and resolutions | 4–7pm drop in or make an appointment
Visitors are welcome to settle on the sofa with Halie and ask those important questions and to learn more about death, ceremonies and rituals, and caring for the body. Halie Halloran, is the Founder of Paperbark Death Care, offering a range of death care support and services that honours all faiths, beliefs & cultural/spiritual protocols.
Cure All exhibition Tours – interactive tours | 4.30–5pm & 6-6.30pm
Meet Curator Erika Taylor at the leech tank for an interactive small-group tour of Cure All. Get up close and personal with the leeches, be fascinated by killer pills, cure-oil concoctions, and illicit potions, and experience some electrifying quack medicine. Suitable for 16yrs+
Cure All Kids surgery! – self guided fun | 4–7pm
Calling all little Doctors and Nurses to the Museum surgery station. Scrub in, pop on your coat and stethoscope and explore our Kids surgery activities.
All ages event. Bookings essential due to limited capacity.