Join the staff and volunteers of the Australian National Maritime Museum as our collection comes to life in the spirit of Museum Dance Off 2018. Still: Kate Pentecost/ANMM.
Museum Dance Off 2018
We are a passionate bunch here at the Australian National Maritime Museum. We preserve and bring to life Australia’s maritime history, through exhibitions, public programs and even this blog, but rarely do we use dance as our primary communication medium.
It’s only 3 more sleeps until winter school holiday programs kick off at the museum. From saris to shipwrecks, block printing to Bollywood, this winter we have taken inspiration from our East of India exhibition as we focus not only on historical Australia- India trade but also on celebrating Indian culture and contemporary India-Australia connections. And we couldn’t have fully committed to an Indian themed program without somewhere mentioning Bollywood right?
While I have had terrific fun shopping for saris to festoon the walls of Kids on Deck and reading countless Indian folktales in the search for some just-right storytelling material, I am perhaps most keenly anticipating our youth workshop program (for ages 8-14) this holidays in making a Bollywood music video.