Lights, Projection, Action!

'Aquatic Nights' teaser! Come watch the museum's rooftops transform into an underwater wonderland from 23 May - 9 June 2014

‘Aquatic Nights’ teaser! Come watch the museum’s rooftops transform into an underwater wonderland from 23 May – 9 June 2014

Vivid Sydney will be on our doorstep sooner than we can say ‘We love Whales!’ This year, the museum’s Vivid team have been working to create ‘Aquatic Nights’, a celebration of lights and performances to craft an experience people everywhere will remember. Recently, for a brief moment, you might have seen on our lighthouse light up; it was a taste of what’s to come, as our lovely precinct will be transformed into a wonderland of oceanic colours from 23 May to 9 June 2014. Continue reading

Testing, testing … a sneak preview of our rooftop lightshow

Last Friday night the museum’s designer, Hamish, and I braved the record heat, blustery winds and rain in Sydney to attend a test run of the museum’s dynamic new lightshow, Waves of migration.This thirteen-minute animated show explores immigration to Australia and the compelling stories of those who’ve come across the seas to this nation of migrants. It premieres at 8.30 pm this Saturday night, Australia Day, on the roof of the museum – marking the first time the façade of our building has been used as an extension of the exhibition space.

Lightshow projection on museum roof

The museum’s roof becomes a canvas for the Waves of migration lightshow

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